Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2014 (Capacity Building)
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is soliciting applications from nonprofit organizations for grants to provide training and educational programs for workers and/or employers. Nonprofit organizations, including qualifying labor unions, community-based and faith-based organizations, and employer associations, that are not an agency of a state or local government, are eligible to apply. Additionally, state or local government-supported institutions of higher education are eligible to apply in accordance with 29 CFR Part 95. Grants are awarded to provide training and education programs for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace, and to inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under Section 21 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) Act. The notice announces the availability of approximately $3.5 million for Susan Harwood Training Program grants under the following categories: Capacity Building Developmental and Capacity Building Pilot grants. DOL expects to award multiple grants. For a full description of each of these grant categories and their respective application components see Section II.B. This solicitation is for new Capacity Building grants.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 07/26/2014 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Labor
Office: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Safety and Health Training and Education
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Nonprofit organizations, including qualifying labor unions, community- based and faith-based organizations, and employer associations, that are not an agency of a state or local government are eligible to apply. Additionally, state or local government supported institutions of higher education are eligible to apply in accordance with 29 CFR Part 95. Eligible organizations can apply independently for funding. For partnerships, each separate organization will be considered a prime grantee, but one organization must be designated as the lead organization for purposes of liaison with DOL and for receiving and disbursing funds. Sub-grants are not authorized. Subcontracts, if any, must be awarded in accordance with 29 CFR 95.40-48, as well as, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars which require full and open competition for procurement transactions to the maximum extent practicable. A 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, as described in 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(4), that engages in lobbying activities will not be eligible for the receipt of federal funds constituting an award, grant or loan. See 2 U.S.C. 1611. Applicants other than state or local government supported institutions of higher education will be required to submit evidence of nonprofit status as outlined in Section VI.H.6.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Grant applications must be received electronically by the Grants.gov Web site no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on Monday, June 26, 2014, the application deadline date. See full announcement in Grants.gov for details.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Heather Wanderski, Program Analyst,