Interagency Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants
CSFA Number: 588-40-0441
Agency Name
Illinois Emergency Management Agency (588)
Agency Identification
588
Agency Contact
Bob Evans
217.557.4788
bob.p.evans@illinois.gov
Short Description
To increase State, local, territorial and Native American tribal effectiveness to safely and efficiently handle hazardous materials accidents and incidents; enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA); and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency planning and training by incorporating response to transportation standards.
Subject Area
Public Safety
Program Function
Disaster Prevention and Relief
Enabling Legislation
Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act of 1990; Revision of Title 49, U.S.C., Annotated, Transportation; Hazardous Materials Transportation Authorization Act of 1994;
Objectives and Goals
Increase State and local effectiveness to safely and efficiently handle hazardous materials accidents and incidents; enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA); and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency planning and training by incorporating response to transportation standards.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Used to increase the emphasis on transportation in ongoing efforts and to improve the capability of communities to plan for and respond to the full range of potential risks posed by accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials. Assist state and local jurisdictions in developing, improving and implementing emergency response plans under EPCRA; including the determination of flow patterns of hazardous materials within a state, and between states; determining the need for regional hazardous materials response teams; and to stimulate support for training of public sector employees to respond to accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials. Award and use of funds are subject to applicable provisions of basic statutory authorities, appropriations acts, pertinent regulations, and operating policies of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Eligibility Requirements
Counties, municipalities and townships.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Primarily awarded to Local Emergency Planning Committees and Illinois Fire Service Institute for the purpose of providing hazardous material transportation accident response training.
Assistance Consideration
The formula based award is focused on population, threat analysis, transportation miles within a jurisdiction and outcome based benefit cost. The State and local awards require a 20% match in which can be a cash contribution or in-kind contribution by the grantees.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Indirect Cost restrictions and limitations:
Indirect cost limited to approved ICR from Fed cognizant Agency. 25% limitation on M&A costs.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $1,070,374
FY 2016 : $1,041,229
FY 2017 : $676,732
FY 2018 : $685,903
FY 2019 : $690,119
FY 2020 : $684,539
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
DetailsHM-HMP-19-001Not Applicable04/04/2019 - 05/03/2019 : 4:30 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Will County Executive Office10/01/201909/30/202278,985
County of Franklin, Illinois10/01/201909/30/202255,140
Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management10/01/201909/30/202233,333
County of Putnam10/01/201909/30/202233,058
Logan, County of DBA Emergency Management Agency10/01/201909/30/202224,783