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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
Jun 9, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:

Janice Oates

Cindy Hennigan

For grants management or budget questions:

Travis Munnerlyn

Emmanuel Ekwo


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.

Program priorities include training materials and programs in the areas of:

  • Powered haulage safety, including reducing vehicle-on-vehicle collisions, increasing seat belt use, and improving belt conveyor safety
  • Examinations of working places at metal and nonmetal mines
  • Mine emergency prevention and preparedness
  • Programs to prevent unsafe conditions in and around mines

Eligible applicants are:

  • States
  • Territories
  • Public and private nonprofit entities
  • Tribes and tribal organizations
  • Alaska Native entities
  • Native Hawaiian organizations
  • State-supported or local government-supported institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000
Award floor: $50,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated number of awards: 8

Application process

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

To locate application instructions:

  1. Open the announcement.
  2. Click on the package tab.
  3. Choose to preview the opportunity package.
  4. Click on the button that says download instructions.
  5. Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
Tagged as
Emergency preparedness and response ยท Occupational health and safety ยท Public health

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