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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.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 17.603
Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Jul 21, 2023

For programmatic or technical questions:

Elif Evrim Polat

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
  • Personal protective equipment

Eligible applicants are:

  • States
  • Territories
  • 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
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $50,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated number of awards: 20

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Emergency preparedness and response · Hispanic or Latino · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Occupational health and safety · Public health

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