Grants to Minnesota government agencies and regional hazardous materials agencies to offer hazardous materials emergency response and management training courses. Funding may be applied to travel, training, contractual, and consultant costs. The available courses are comprehensive and exceed national training standards in the field of Hazardous Materials (HazMat) response training. Core courses include training in the following areas:
-Hazmat Incident Commander
-Hazmat Safety Officer
-Hazmat Technical Decon Refresher
-Developing a Plan of Action
-Chemistry of Hazmat-Part I
-Surveying a Hazmat Incident
-Level A Personal Protective
-Level B Personal Protective
-ID of Methods and Procedures
-Hazardous Materials Monitoring Refresher
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
The following are eligible to apply:
-City or County Hazardous Materials Teams
-State Sponsored Hazardous Materials Teams
-Counties, on behalf of local units of government
-The Regional Emergency All-Climate Training (REACT) Center may apply on behalf of Hazardous Materials Teams or local responders.
Applications must be submitted through Egrants on or before February 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted through the February 1 deadline, or until funds are depleted. The grants will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis and will be limited to no more than one class per application.
The federal government now requires a DUNS number as part of the grant application to keep track of how federal grant money is awarded and dispersed. If your organization needs to obtain a DUNS number, go to: http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform
Additional Funding Information
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Term of Contract
The project start date is no earlier October 3, 2016. The project end date is no later than September 30, 2017.