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Federal Grants Newsletter: Week of June 18-22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments)
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New Federal Grant Opportunities
Posted June 18-22, 2018

In This Issue:

· U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction (LBPHR) Program

· HUD – FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

· U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) – Pipeline Safety 2018 State One-Call Grant

· DOT, PHMSA – State Damage Prevention (SDP) Program Grants

· DOT, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program

· U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement

· HHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Tribal Opioid Response Grants

· U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – FY 2018 Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP)

· DHS, FEMA – FY 2018 National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System Readiness Cooperative Agreement

 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction (LBPHR) Program

The LBPHR program funds units of state, local and tribal government to implement comprehensive programs to identify and remediate lead-based paint hazards in privately owned rental or owner-occupied housing. Healthy Homes Supplemental funds may be used only in homes also receiving HUD-funded lead hazard control work (interim controls or abatement). Grantees must use an inspection tool that identifies all 29 hazards identified in the Healthy Homes Rating System (HHRS) for assessing hazards. Grantees must establish a standardized protocol for prioritizing and repairing the identified health and safety hazards within those units. All applications are due by August 2, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via HUD.

 

HUD – FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

The CoC Program (24 CFR part 578) is designed to promote a communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. All applications are due by September 18, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via HUD.

 

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) – Pipeline Safety 2018 State One-Call Grant

The Secretary is authorized under 49 U.S.C. §6106 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 to award grants in support of the One-Call program. 49 U.S.C. §6107 authorized expenditure of $1,058,000 per year to carry out 49 U.S.C. §6106. The amount of any grant may not exceed $60,000 for a single grant recipient. Total available funding and the maximum award amount are contingent upon Congress appropriating funding for the One-Call program. The Secretary may make a grant of financial assistance to a state to support improving various One-Call damage prevention activities. This grant opportunity is open for state agencies that have a 49 U.S.C. §60105 Certification and/or 49 U.S.C. §60106 Agreement with the DOT PHMSA to do pipeline safety inspections. This grant opportunity is only open for state agencies that have a 60105 Certification and/or 60106 Agreement with the DOT PHMSA to do pipeline safety inspections. All applications are due by July 20, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via Grants.gov.

 

DOT, PHMSA – State Damage Prevention (SDP) Program Grants

The DOT PHMSA hereby requests applications from eligible states (including municipalities with respect to intrastate gas pipeline transportation) to obtain funding for damage prevention program activities. Grants awarded in support of PHMSA's SDP grant program are intended for states to establish or improve the overall quality and effectiveness of their SDP programs, which are designed to protect underground pipeline facilities from excavation damage. All applications are due by July 23, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via Grants.gov.

 

DOT, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program

The purpose of the Bus and Bus Infrastructure Program is to assist in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing or leasing bus-related facilities. The FTA announces the availability of approximately $366.3 million of FY 2018 funds for buses, bus facilities and bus equipment. All applications are due by August 6, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via FTA.

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement

CDC announces a supplemental funding opportunity for the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal nations and regional AI/AN tribally designated organizations that were awarded under CDC-RFA-OT18-1803: Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement. The CDC-RFA-OT18-1803 recipients are eligible to submit applications for new FY 2018 Center, Institute, and Office (CIO) Project Plans according to the Geographic Categories (A, B or C). All applications are due by August 1, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via Grants.gov.

 

HHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Tribal Opioid Response Grants

The program supplements current activities focused on reducing the impact of opioids and will contribute to a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic. Tribes will use the results of a current needs assessment if available to the tribe (or carry out a strategic planning process to conduct needs and capacity assessments) to identify gaps and resources from which to build prevention, treatment and/or community-based recovery support services. Grantees will be required to describe how they will expand access to treatment and recovery support services as well as advance substance misuse prevention in coordination with other federally supported efforts. Grantees must use funding to supplement and not supplant existing opioid prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities. Grantees are required to describe how they will improve retention in care, using a chronic care model or other innovative model that has been shown to improve retention in care. All applications are due by August 20, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via Grants.gov.

 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – FY 2018 Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP)

The EFSP makes available federal funds, through the program's National Board, to supplement and expand the work of local social service agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, in an effort to assist people experiencing a severe economic crisis that is not the immediate result of a natural or manmade disaster situation. All applications are due by July 23, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via Grants.gov.

 

DHS, FEMA – FY 2018 National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System Readiness Cooperative Agreement

The US&R Response System provides funding for 28 national task forces staffed and equipped to conduct around-the-clock search-and-rescue operations following earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, aircraft accidents, hazardous materials spills and catastrophic structure collapses. When deployed, these task forces support state and local emergency responders' efforts to locate survivors and manage recovery operations. This program supports Mission 5, Goal 5.1: "Enhance National Readiness," as provided in the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. To provide for the sustainment and readiness of the system and their local jurisdictions, through the funding of: administration, management, training, equipment, storage and maintenance. All applications are due by August 2, 2018. For more information, please visit the Funding Opportunity Announcement via Grants.gov.

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