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U.S. Department of Labor announces $21 million worth of training grants for nonprofits

The U.S. Department of Labor announced funding opportunities for more than $21 million in Occupational Safety and Health Administration training grants for nonprofit organizations, according to a news release.

Applicants must develop training that focuses on specific program emphasis areas in order to be eligible for these grants. According to the release, these areas are:

  • Identifying and preventing workplace-related infectious diseases, including the coronavirus, in industries with high illness rates, those employing frontline workers or those serving susceptible populations.
  • OSHA standards that address infectious diseases, including coronavirus.
  • Workplace hazards identified in OSHA special emphasis programs or other priorities associated with infectious diseases, including the coronavirus.

Applications must be submitted at www.grants.gov no later than 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 19, 2021.

For more information on these grants and eligibility requirements, visit https://tinyurl.com/dc296vjd.