Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.
For programmatic or technical questions:
Carolyn T. Wilson
For grants management or budget questions:
Nancy E. Sloanhoffer
The Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety program provides grants for education and training programs to help identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. Special emphasis is given to programs and materials that target workers at smaller mines, including training miners and employers about new MSHA standards, high-risk activities, or hazards identified by MSHA. Priority will also be given to programs that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Program priorities include training materials and programs in the areas of:
- Respiratory hazards from exposure to dust and crystalline silica
- Powered haulage and mobile equipment safety
- Mine emergency preparedness and mine rescue
- Electrical safety
- Improving safety among contract and customer truck drivers
- Improving training for new and inexperienced miners
- Preventing falls from heights
- Pillar safety for underground mines
Eligible applicants are:
- County, city or township governments
- Special district governments
- Public/State controlled institutions of higher education
- Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
- Native American tribal organizations
- Nonprofit organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status
Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $50,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated number of awards: 20
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.
To locate application instructions:
- Open the grants.gov announcement.
- Click on the package tab.
- Choose to preview the opportunity package.
- Click on the button that says download instructions.
- Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
- U.S. Department of Labor, view details
- Mine Safety and Health Administration, view details
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