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Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP)

Grantor: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Posted: January 9, 2018
Due: April 2, 2018

In accordance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGB Act), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2018 Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP). The purpose of this program is to prevent the drowning and drain entrapments of children in pools and spas. The PSGP seeks to provide state and local governments with assistance for prevention education and enforcement of pool safety requirements.

The following entities are eligible to apply under this FOA:
  • The 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated State of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Midway Island, Wake Island, Kingman Reef, and Johnston Island
  • Local Governments – political subdivisions of a state, which may include a county, municipality, city, town, township, local public authority, school district, special district, intrastate district, council of governments, or any agency or instrumentality of a local government.  
For more information related to the program, business, administrative, or fiscal issues, or for technical assistance related to this grant, contact:
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications/Grants Management
4330 East West Highway, Rm. 717
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-504-7908
Email: grants@cpsc.gov
The Grants Update is sent each day at 3:00 PM when new grants have been added in the previous 24 hours.
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Before your city applies for federal grants:

  • Appoint a contact person
  • Register with Grants.gov using the following steps (please note: this may take between 3 business days and 3 weeks):
Additional information can be found here or by contacting Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726.