Hazardous Materials Instructor Training Grants

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Funding Opportunity ID: 314258
Opportunity Number: 693JK319NF0008
Opportunity Title: Hazardous Materials Instructor Training Grants
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 20.703
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOT-PHMSA
Agency Name: Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administrat
Posted Date: Mar 26, 2019
Close Date: May 28, 2019
Last Updated Date: Mar 26, 2019
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $250,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 0
Description: The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), solicit competitive applications from eligible nonprofit organizations for Hazardous Materials Instructor Training (HMIT) grant funds. For award consideration, nonprofit organizations must demonstrate expertise in conducting training programs for hazmat employees, and the ability to reach and involve in a training program a target population of hazmat employees. Properly planned and maintained training programs are essential for hazmat employees to ensure: (1) Hazmat employees receive initial and continuing training on the risks involved in transporting hazardous materials; (2) the relevant training requirements in the Hazardous Materials Regulation (HMR) are met; and (3) hazmat employees will be equipped to ensure their safety and the safety of others. Effective training of employees can reduce risk and the likelihood of hazmat incidents and accidents, and is key to ensuring that hazardous materials are transported safely.
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