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Department of Transportation-Technical Assistance Grant


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), provides funding via competitive grants for Technical Assistance relating to pipeline safety.

The Center for Rural Development is a grantee of a DOT/PHMSA Technical Assistance Grant and through our partnership with The All-Hazards Training Center at the University of Findlay, will deliver an 8-hour, awareness-level course, designed to bring together rural pipeline security stakeholders to recognize pipeline security threats and identify mitigation strategies within their jurisdictions to ensure the rural pipeline sector is secure and resilient, throughout the United States.

To request one of these courses in your jurisdiction, contact  Susan Bloomfield  at 419-434-4353 or

To learn more about these funding programs please call 606-677-6000 or email