Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) – Region 5


Funding Opportunity ID: 327036
Opportunity Number: DHS-20-MT-041-05-01
Opportunity Title: Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) – Region 5
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Non-Disaster Grant
CFDA Number(s): 97.041
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DHS-DHS
Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security – FEMA
Posted Date: May 13, 2020
Close Date: Jun 15, 2020
Last Updated Date: May 13, 2020
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $642,912
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Description: The National Dam Safety Program's mission is to reduce risks to lives, property, and the environment from dam failure by guiding public policy and leveraging industry best practices across the dam safety community. The National Dam Safety Program supports FEMA Strategic Goal 1: Build a Culture of Preparedness and FEMA Strategic Goal 2: Ready the National for Catastrophic Disasters.ObjectivesThe objectives of the Program are to:Ensure that new and existing dams are safe through the development of technologically and economically feasible programs and procedures for national dam safety hazard reduction;Encourage acceptable engineering policies and procedures to be used for dam site investigation, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and emergency preparedness;Encourage the establishment and implementation of effective dam safety programs in each state based on state standards;Develop and implement a comprehensive dam safety hazard education and public awareness initiative to assist in preparing for, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from dam incidents;Develop mechanisms with which to provide Federal technical assistance for dam safety to non-Federal dam safety practitioners; andDevelop technical assistance materials, seminars, and guidelines to improve security for dams in the United States.
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