Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program

The summary for the Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program 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 Maritime Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program: Section 3506 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Pub.L.109-163) and the Section entitled "Assistance to Small Shipyards" in the Consolidated Appropriation Act 2008, provides that the Maritime Administration shall establish an assistance program for small shipyards. Under this program,there is an aggregate of $10,000.000 available for grants for capital improvements, and related infrastructure improvements at qualfied shipyards that will facilitate the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and quality of domestic ship construction for commercial and Federal Government use. Such grants may not be used to construct buildings or other physical facilities or to acquire land unless such use is specifically approved by the Administrator as being consistent with and supplement to capital and related infrastructure improvements.
Federal Grant Title: Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Maritime Administration
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: 2008-SHIP
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.814
CFDA Descriptions: Assistance to Small Shipyards. , Maritime Administration
Current Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2008 The applications must be received by the Maritime Administrator by 5:00PM EST on 2/25/2008. Application received later than this time will not be considered.
Original Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2008 The applications must be received by the Maritime Administrator by 5:00PM EST on 2/25/2008. Application received later than this time will not be considered.
Posted Date: Feb 19, 2008
Creation Date: Feb 19, 2008
Archive Date: Mar 26, 2008
Total Program Funding:
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Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Assistance to Small shipyards
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Shipyards or State or local governments on behalf of shipyards can apply. The shipyard for which a grant is sought must be one in a single geographical location, located in or near a maritime community, that (1) is a small business concern (within the meaning of section 3 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C.632); and (2) does not have more than 600 production employees
Grant Announcement Contact
Jean E. McKeever Associate Administrator for Business and Workforce Development Phone 202-366-5737

help desk [jean.mckeever@dot.gov]
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