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Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program

Post Date

February 19th 2008

Application Due Date

February 25th 2008

The applications must be received by the Maritime Administrator by 5:00PM EST on 2/25/2008. Application received later than this time will not be considered.

Funding Opportunity Number


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Funding Activity Categories


Assistance to Small shipyards

Eligibility Categories


Shipyards or State or local governments on behalf of shipyards can apply. The shipyard for which a grant is sought must be one in a single geographical location, located in or near a maritime community, that (1) is a small business concern (within the meaning of section 3 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C.632); and (2) does not have more than 600 production employees


  • Award Range:

    $None - $None

Grant Description

Section 3506 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Pub.L.109-163) and the Section entitled "Assistance to Small Shipyards" in the Consolidated Appropriation Act 2008, provides that the Maritime Administration shall establish an assistance program for small shipyards. Under this program,there is an aggregate of $10,000.000 available for grants for capital improvements, and related infrastructure improvements at qualfied shipyards that will facilitate the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and quality of domestic ship construction for commercial and Federal Government use. Such grants may not be used to construct buildings or other physical facilities or to acquire land unless such use is specifically approved by the Administrator as being consistent with and supplement to capital and related infrastructure improvements.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Transportation

  • Office:

    Maritime Administration

  • Agency Contact:

    Jean E. McKeever
    Associate Administrator for Business and Workforce Development
    Phone 202-366-5737

  • Agency Mailing Address:

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