2016 PHMSA HMEP Native American Tribes Grant Opportunity

The summary for the 2016 PHMSA HMEP Native American Tribes Grant Opportunity grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the PHMSA Hazmat Grants, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
2016 PHMSA HMEP Native American Tribes Grant Opportunity: The Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-615), authorizes DOT to provide assistance to public sector employees through training and planning grants to States, Territories, and federally recognized Native American Tribes for emergency response. The purpose of this grant program is to increase State, Territorial, Tribal, and local effectiveness in safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials incidents, enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA), and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency training and planning by incorporating the unique challenges of responses to transportation situations. The HMEP program is authorized under 49 United States Code (U.S.C.) part 5116 and is governed by program regulations at 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 110 and Federal grants administration regulations at 2 CFR part 200.On December 4, 2015, The Fixing Americas Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was signed into law (Public Law No: 114-94). The FAST Act reauthorized the HMEP Grant Program through Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. Also, Title VII part 7203 of the FAST Act amended 49 U.S.C. part 5116 to combine planning and training grants into part 5116 (a).Therefore, beginning in FY2016 HMEP applicants are no longer required to separately account for planning and training funds. Under 49 U.S.C. part 5116, Training and Planning Grants are available to: (1) Develop, improve, and carry out emergency plans under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. part 11001 et seq.), including ascertaining flow patterns of hazardous material on lands under the jurisdiction of a State or Native American tribe, and between lands under the jurisdiction of a State or tribe and lands of another State or tribe. (2) Train public sector employees to respond to accidents and incidents involving hazardous material incidents. To the extent that a grant is used to train emergency responders, the applicant must ensure that the emergency responders who receive training under the grant will have the ability to protect nearby persons, property, and the environment from the effects of accidents or incidents involving the transportation of hazardous material in accordance with existing regulations.This funding announcement is for Federally Recognized Native American Tribes only. States and Territories are to apply under the 2016 PHMSA HMEP State and Territory funding announcement in grants.gov.
Federal Grant Title: 2016 PHMSA HMEP Native American Tribes Grant Opportunity
Federal Agency Name: PHMSA Hazmat Grants
Grant Categories: Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HM-HMP-16-002
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.703
CFDA Descriptions: Interagency Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants
Current Application Deadline: May 2, 2016 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: May 2, 2016 No Explanation
Posted Date: Feb 1, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 1, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 1, 2016
Total Program Funding: $711,116
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants are limited to federally recognized tribal governments. Federally recognized Indian tribal governments are defined as any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community (including Native villages) certified by the Secretary of the Interior as eligible for the special programs and services provided by him through the Bureau of Indian Affairs as well as any organization or intertribal consortium that represents federally recognized tribes. For the purposes of this grant, intertribal consortium is defined as a partnership between two or more tribes that is authorized by the governing bodies of those tribes to apply for and receive assistance under this program. An ineligible entity can partner with an eligible entity.This funding announcement only applies to federally recognized Native American Tribes. States and Territories are to apply under the 2016 PHMSA HMEP States and Territories funding announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
2016 PHMSA HMEP Native American Tribes Grant Opportunity
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