FY 2016 Supplemental Public Sector Training Grant (SPST)

The summary for the FY 2016 Supplemental Public Sector Training Grant (SPST) 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.
FY 2016 Supplemental Public Sector Training Grant (SPST): Under the authority of 49 U.S.C. section 5116(j)(1), PHMSA is soliciting applications on a competitive basis to receive grant funds for training instructors to train public-sector hazmat responders. Instructors trained under this program will be have the ability to offer training to a large number of hazmat responders at locations convenient to students and will use local facilities and resources.

The foundation of the SPST Grants Program is a train the trainer model. The intent of the grant is to train hazmat instructors who will then train public-sector hazmat responders. Properly planned and maintained training programs are essential to ensuring that 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 or National Fire Protection standards for competence of responders to accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials. To the extent determined appropriate, SPST grant funds may also be used to train individuals with responsibility to respond to accidents and incidents involving hazardous material, as allowed for under section 5116 (j)(6).
Federal Grant Title: FY 2016 Supplemental Public Sector Training Grant (SPST)
Federal Agency Name: PHMSA Hazmat Grants
Grant Categories: Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HM-SPS-16-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.703
CFDA Descriptions: Interagency Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants
Current Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2016 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2016 No Explanation
Posted Date: Dec 10, 2015
Creation Date: Dec 10, 2015
Archive Date: Feb 28, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The SPST grant program is open to national nonprofit fire service organizations that have the demonstrated capacity and ability to train instructors to conduct hazardous materials response training programs for individuals with statutory responsibility to respond to hazardous materials accidents and incidents; and to train individuals with responsibility to respond to accidents and incidents involving hazardous material, as allowed for under section 5116 (j)(6).
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FY 2016 Supplemental Public Sector Training Grant (SPST)
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