Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Training Grants

Under the authority ofSection 21(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), the U.S.Department of Labor (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)established its discretionary grant program in 197 8. In 1997, OSHA renamed the program in honor ofthe late Susan Harwood,

former director of the OSHA Office of RiskAssessment.

The grant program offersopportunities for nonprofit organizations to compete annually for funding sothey may develop and conduct training and educational programs for smallbusiness employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention ofoccupational safety and health hazards in their workplaces, and to informworkers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the OSHAct.

For FY 2019, OSHA announcesthe availability of approximately $1 0. 5 million to fund new Susan HarwoodTraining Program grants.

Susan HarwoodTraining grants are subject to the availability of federal funding andappropriations.

OSHA expects to awardmultiple grants to eligible nonprofit organizations under this competitiveFunding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

Program funding is for a 12-month period beginning no later thanSeptember 30, 2019, and ending on September 30, 202 0. The maximum award for a Targeted Topic Traininggrant is $160,00 0. Applications submitted underthis FOA are competing for a Targeted Topic Training grant.

Targeted Topic Training grant applicants mustpropose to develop and conduct training addressing one of the OSHA-specifiedtraining topics for an audience identified in this funding opportunity.

Organizations are restricted to one SusanHarwood Training grant award in a fiscal year.

If an organization submits multiple applications, OSHA will review thelast complete and viable application package submitted.

Once submitted, applications are notavailable for additions, corrections, or revisions.

To make changes to a submitted application,the organization must submit a new application package.

Eligible nonprofitapplicants include qualifying labor unions, community-based and faith-basedorganizations, and employer associations that are not an agency of a state orlocal government.

State or localgovernment-supported institutions of higher education are eligible to apply inaccordance with OMB 2 CFR 200 and DOL exceptions in 2 CFR 290 0. Indian tribes, tribal organizations, AlaskaNative entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, and NativeHawaiian organizations are eligible to apply in accordance with Executive Order1317 5. Ineligible applicants areindividuals, for profit organizations, 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations, andFY 2018 Susan Harwood grantees with more than a 90-day time extension to their grant.

Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Estimated Funding: $10,500,000

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Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations.

Individuals, 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations, and Susan Harwood grantees with more than a 90-day time extension to their FY 2018 grant are not eligible for a FY 2019 award.

Eligible applicants include qualifying labor unions, community-based and faith-based organizations, and employer associations (may not be an agency of a state or local government), state or local government-supported institutions of higher education, and Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, Alaska Native entities, and Native Hawaiian organizations.

Grant duties shall not be sub-awarded or passed through to other organizations.

Contracting for services must include a description of the duties of each contractor, explaining why the contractor is necessary and how the contractor will support grant activities.

These contracts may require a full and open competition to meet the requirements of the award and 2 CFR 200.Applications involving partnership or consortium organizations must include evidence that all entities are eligible awardees as defined in this FOA.

All organizations must adhere to program requirements.

An organization listed as a partner in one application may not apply for a separate grant.

The applicant is the lead partner and must identify who in their organization is the responsible authorized representative for this grant program.

The authorized representative must have the authority to enter into a grant agreement, and will be the primary contact for OSHA communications regarding the grant.

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