Technical Assistance Grants (TAG)

The summary for the Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) 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 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 Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Technical Assistance Grants (TAG): The Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) program, first authorized in the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-355, codified at 49 U.S.C. 60130), offers new opportunities to strengthen the depth and quality of public participation in pipeline safety matters. Section 9 of the Act, titled: "Pipeline Safety Information Grants to Communities" authorized the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to local communities and organizations for technical assistance relating to pipeline safety issues. The TAG program was then amended by Section 5 of the PIPES Act of 2006. These grants will allow communities and groups of individuals to obtain funding for technical assistance in the form of engineering or other scientific analysis of pipeline safety issues and help promote public participation in official proceedings. For purposes of grants eligibility, communities are defined as cities, towns, villages, counties, parishes, townships, and similar governmental subdivisions, or consortiums of such subdivisions. *Refer to the attachment, entitled "DTPH56-11-SN-000002 - Request for Application", under the full announcement tab for complete details.
Federal Grant Title: Technical Assistance Grants (TAG)
Federal Agency Name: Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DTPH56-11-SN-000002
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.710
CFDA Descriptions: Technical Assistance Grants
Current Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2011
Posted Date: Jan 04, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 04, 2011
Archive Date: Mar 30, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 20
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
Applicants for Technical Assistance Grants must be local communities or groups of individuals (not including for-profit entities) relating to the safety of pipeline facilities in local communities, other than facilities regulated under Public Law 93-153 (43 U.S.C. 1651 et seq.). Eligible applicants include cities, towns, villages, counties, parishes, townships, and similar governmental subdivisions, or consortiums of such subdivisions.
Grant Announcement Contact
Maria Munoz Contract Specialist Phone 202-366-5513

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