8 Training and Technical Assistance Grants Due in June & July #FundingFriday

Do you work for a nonprofit, state agency, or other eligible entity that implements training centers or provides technical assistance programs? Here are 8 federal grants for different types of training and technical assistance to support the fields of criminal justice, pipeline safety, forest conservation, hydropower, drug courts, and defense procurement.

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DOJ – Bureau of Justice Assistance

Opportunity: Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance Program

Close Date: June 11, 2018

Purpose: To provide an online training to help state and local law enforcement professionals understand the guidelines that govern the development and implementation of policies and systems that facilitate criminal intelligence sharing.

This opportunity also supports technical programs and projects that span the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) enterprise and support the six RISS Centers nationwide.

DOJ – Office for Victims of Crime

Opportunity: Discretionary Training and Technical Assistance Program for VOCA Victim Assistance Grantees

Close Date: June 18, 2018

Purpose: To fund VOCA Victim Assistance Program state administering agencies (SAAs) or outside organizations who partner with existing SAAs to provide training within the applicant’s state.

Activities funded through this program may include, but are not limited to, the establishment or enhancement of state victim assistance academies, statewide training initiatives, crime victim-related conferences, or scholarships to attend conferences and/or training.

DOT – Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration

Opportunity: Pipeline Safety Information Grants To Communities: Technical Assistance Grants (TAG)

Close Date: June 22, 2018

Purpose: To provide funding to local communities and groups of individuals for technical assistance related to pipeline operations.

The program also provides opportunities that strengthen the depth and quality of public participation in the safe development and operation of pipelines in and around communities. Technical assistance is defined as engineering or other scientific analysis of pipeline safety issues.

USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service

Opportunity: Technical Assistance for Implementing Key Forestry Conservation Objectives in South Carolina

Close Date: July 2, 2018

Purpose: To work with a partner to assist interested landowners with the application process, the implementation of forestry conservation practices, provide follow-up assistance and guidance.

Personnel working under this agreement will provide technical assistance within all counties of South Carolina. The technical assistance provided will be to develop Forest Management Conservation Plans and certification of those recommended practices as they are installed.

DOE – Golden Field Office

Opportunity: Technical Assistance for Techno-Economic Studies of Pumped-Storage Hydropower (PSH)

Close Date: July 12, 2018

Purpose: To perform techno-economic studies, power market analyses, financial analyses, and a valuation analysis to evaluate the long-term benefits and costs of two selected PSH projects.

These studies will provide PSH developers with a number of analyses to estimate the value of a proposed PSH project, including: value of bulk power/storage capacity; energy arbitrage; value of ancillary services; power system stability; and transmission benefits.

Executive Office of the President – Office of National Drug Control Policy

Opportunity: Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Grant

Close Date: July 13, 2018

Purpose: To (1) educate, train, and produce materials to improve adherence to best practices, (2) decrease justice costs and recidivism, (3) improve access to services and service delivery, and (4) reduce disproportionality of punishment in the criminal justice system.

HHS – Centers for Disease Control

Opportunity: National Technical Assistance Resource Center for the Prevention of Sexual Violence

Close Date: July 26, 2018

Purpose: To provide resource information, policy, training, and technical assistance to state, local, and Indian tribal agencies; including state sexual assault coalitions and local sexual assault programs.

The purpose of this supplemental funding announcement is for a resource center to provide national leadership, consultation, and technical assistance to the sexual violence prevention field and CDC’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) cooperative agreement program recipients.

DOD – Defense Logistics Agency

Opportunity: Procurement Technical Assistance Program

Close Date: Refer to Section D.4 of the FOA

Purpose: To establish or maintain Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs). The PTACs serve as a resource for businesses to obtain information and training related to contracting opportunities with DOD, other federal agencies, state and local governments and with government prime contractors.