Training Resource and Data Exchange (TRADE)
To support the national exchange and sharing of fire/emergency service training related materials and information.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 01/15/2013 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: It is anticipated that various regional training classes and seminars will be sponsored for fire/emergency service personnel within each of the 10 TRADE regions. The program will support a national conference as well as development of regional training catalogues and materials, and non-copyrighted fire-service-related information sharing activities which included the virtual TRADing Post and TRADENET system. Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available
Homeland Security Act of 2002, Public Law 107-296; The Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, Section 21, Public Law 93-498; U.S.A. Patriot Act of 2001, Public Law 107-56; Executive Order 12127.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Specialized group; TRADE network participants consisting of the directors of the 50 State fire service training systems and senior executive training officers from the Nation's largest fire departments.
State and local; general public.
No Credentials or documentation are required. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Application deadine and other information are contained in the application/program guidance.
One grant will be issued to each of the TRADE Regions.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Refer to program guidance.
How are proposals selected?
Identified in program guidance.
How may assistance be used?
Grant funds are to be used within the TRADE regions to support the exchange and sharing of training related materials and information. Refer to program guidance document or administering program office for specific information. Eligibility is restricted to TRADE network participants consisting of the directors of the 50 State fire service training systems and senior executive training officers from the Nation's largest fire departments.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
See program guidance. See program guidance. Quarterly progress reports. Quarterly Financial Status Reports. See program guidance.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Records must be retained at least 3 years; records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period if audit findings have not been resolved.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Refer to program guidance. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Refer to program guidance.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
DHS/FEMA/Grant Programs Directorate, 500 C Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20472 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (866) 274-0960.
(Project Grants) FY 09 $93,000; FY 10 $93,000; FY 11 $93,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$5,340 to $17,255 per Region.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
31 CFR 205: Rules and Procedures for Fund Transfers; OMB Circular A-102: Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments; OMB Circular A-87: Cost Principles for State and Local Governments; OMB Circular A-110: Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations; OMC Circular A-21: Cost Principles for Educational Institutions; OMB Circular A-122: Cost Principles for Nonprofit Organizations.
Examples of Funded Projects