March 8, 2018: Federal Register (full link below)
Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice in the federal register for small shipyard grant application deadlines.
Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, $19,600,000 is currently available for grants for capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration. This notice announces the intention of the Maritime Administration to provide grants to small shipyards. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.814. Potential applicants are advised that it is expected, based on experience, that the aggregate amount of requested funding among all applicants will far exceed the funds available and that only a small percentage of applications will be funded. It is anticipated that roughly 10-20 applications will be selected for funding with an average grant amount of about $1 million.
Applications must be received by the Maritime Administration by 5:00 p.m. EDT on April 16, 2019.
Grant Applications should be sent to the Associate Administrator for Business and Finance Development, Room W21-318, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.
For further information concerning this notice, please contact David M. Heller, Director, Office of Shipyards and Marine Engineering, Maritime Administration, Room W21-318, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590; phone: (202) 366-5737; or fax: (202) 366-6988.