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Susan Harwood Training Grant Program



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OSHA announced the availability of $10.5 million for three Susan Harwood Training Grant Program grants. Applications must be received electronically by the grants.gov system no later than 11:59p.m., EST on September 2, 2018. The announcement and all information needed to apply is available at https://www.grants.gov. For additional information, see the OSHA News Release.

The funds are available for nonprofit organizations (including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, Indian tribes, colleges and universities). The program supports the creation of in-person, hands-on training and educational programs. The grants will fund training and education for workers and employers to help them identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards.

The three grants available include:

- Targeted Topic Training grants to support the development of quality training and educational programs in specific safety and health hazards designated by OSHA in the grant announcement.

- Training and Educational Materials grants to support the development of quality classroom-ready training and educational materials.

- Capacity Building grants to support organizations in developing new ability for conducting occupational safety and health training programs. There are two types of Capacity Building grants including:

o Capacity Building Pilot grants assist organizations in assessing their training and development needs as they formulate a capacity-building plan before moving forward with a full-scale safety and health education program

o Capacity Building Developmental grants focus on developing new capacity of an organization to provide safety and health training and education (with the opportunity to continue building their new capacity with up to three additional 12-month follow-on grants, based on satisfactory performance)

Learn more about the funding announcement and register to apply at Grants.gov.

For more information about Susan Harwood Training Grants, visit Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. The public may email questions about the program to the Susan Harwood Coordinator at harwoodgrants@dol.gov or call 847-759-7700, extension 7926.

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