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|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Western Carolina University||$ 75,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.||$ 75,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Purdue University||$ 75,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Southern Illinois University||$ 75,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|El Paso County Community College District||$ 83,506||   ||2017-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Sonora Environmental Research Institute Inc||$ 75,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Nebraska Appleseed Center For Law In The Public Interest||$ 82,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Kern County Builders Exchange Incorporated||$ 79,393||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|Center For Community & Economic Development Inc||$ 75,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
|William Rainey Harper College Educational Foundation||$ 80,000||   ||2018-09-30||2019-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: 77 training and education grants were awarded. Fiscal Year 2017: An estimate of 77 training and education grants will be awarded. Fiscal Year 2018: An estimate of 0 training and education grants will be awarded.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grants to nonprofit organizations to provide training or other educational services to employees and/or employers in priority areas designated by OSHA.
Individuals employed in workplaces that receive training and/or educational services under grants.
Applicants must show nonprofit status. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application instructions are distributed by Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Directorate of Training and Education. Completed applications are returned to the Directorate of Training and Education.
Final award decisions are made by the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Occupational Safety and Health Act, Public Law 91-596, 29 U.S.C 670(c).
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Grants are awarded for a minimum of 12 months.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants are awarded for a minimum of 12 months. Grantees receive funds through the Department of Health and Human Services' Payment Management System. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
No program reports are required.
No cash reports are required.
Progress reports are required quarterly.
Federal Financial Reports are required to be completed quarterly.
Performance monitoring is conducted by the Regional Offices on a quarterly and annual basis.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Records must be retained for 3 years following grant closeout or final audit, whichever is later.
(Training) FY 16 $10,537,000; FY 17 est $10,537,000; and FY 18 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Fiscal Year 2016 grants ranged from $60,000 to $526,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
OMB 2 CFR 200 and DOL exceptions 2 CFR 2900.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for Regional Offices of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Donna Robertson 200 Constitution Ave NW, Washington , District of Columbia 20210 Email: Robertson.Donna@dol.gov Phone: 847-759-7769 Fax: 202-693-1696
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Criteria are contained in the Federal Register Notice and funding opportunity announcement applications. They include program, administration and budget categories.
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