Safety and Health Grants
To provide mine safety and health training and education to miners, mine operators, and other individuals who may work at a mine; and to develop training and other programs (to include research and equipment development) to improve health and safety conditions at mines.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977 (Mine Act), Public Law 095-164
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any mining State of the United States, non-profit public and private organizations, commercial entity, or the legislatively mandated entity.
Individuals employed in workplaces covered by the Mine Act, as amended by Miner Act that receive training and/or educational services and owners and employers covered by the Mine Act receiving the benefits of the health and safety project under these grants.
All applicants must produce the required documents for the grant, including any expertise requested. All applicants that are non-profits must show non-profit status. If MSHA issues a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), applicants must produce all items as requested in the FOA.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. None
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application instructions are distributed by MSHA. The standard application forms furnished by the Federal agency and required by the applicable OMB Circular must be used for this program. Completed applications are returned to MSHA as noted in the application.
Final award decisions are made by the Assistant Secretary. Notification will be made by the Office responsible for monitoring performance.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days. From 3 to 5 months.
Primarily, grants are awarded for 12 months and may be renewed for an additional 12 months. In certain circumstances, MSHA may award grants with variable up to a 5-year period of performance.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are contained in the Federal Register Notice soliciting applications, if applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Grants are restricted to the use, services, mine type, or any other priority that MSHA has designated or is mandated by its legislation.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Records must be retained for 3 years following grant closeout or final audit, whichever is later.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants are awarded for 12 months. Grantees receive funds through the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Educational Policy and Development. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
201 12th Street South
Arlington, VA 22202 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$125,000.00; FY 16$125,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
29 CFR Parts 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, and 99; OMB Circulars A-21, A-110 and A-122.
Examples of Funded Projects