CPSC awarding up to $2 million grants to help state, local governments avoid pool and spa hazards A grant application period runs through Wednesday, June 5, to assist state and local governments in reducing deaths and injuries from drowning and drain entrapment incidents in pools and spas. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a call for applicants for the 2019 Pool Safety Grant Program made possible through the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. The CPSC will award up to $2 million in two-year grants to state and local jurisdictions. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-19-001. For more information, read the full grant announcement. Questions can be answered by emailing CPSC’s grant coordinator Mae Durand at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is open for the 2019 Educational Conference being held in Syracuse NY on September 10 – 12. You can register online for the conference by clicking here
Room reservations are available at the Sheraton Syracuse University. The room rates are $98.00 / night for government employees and $103.00 / night for non-government employees. When making your reservation, make sure you tell them that you are looking for the government rate (if eligible). To be eligible for the government rate you must bring a valid government ID.