FY 2018 Grants

Purpose of the Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP)
In accordance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, the CPSC is accepting applications for the Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP). This program provides state and local governments with assistance to help implement enforcement and education programs, with the goal of preventing drownings and drain entrapments in pools and spas.

In FY 2018, this funding opportunity will award $1.1 million.

Grant Awardees 

Pool Safely grant opportunities are currently available.

This application deadline for Funding Opportunity Announcement CPSC-18-001 closes April 2, 2018. Grant funds will be awarded on July 2, 2018.

State and local governments are encouraged to apply. See the Funding Opportunity Announcement for more information.

Legislative Information

This program is authorized under the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, Pub. L. No. 110-140, Title XIV, as amended, 15 U.S.C. §§ 8004-8005. Read the Act here.

Pre-Award Releases


PSGP Grantees, please reference the Funding Opportunity Announcement and your Notice of Award for specific instructions and requirements pertaining to your awards and the award forms below.

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Contact Information

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

FY 2016 Pool Safely Grantees

Grant funds were awarded on December 11, 2015, to the following organizations:

Grantee Award Amount
City of Bridgeport, CT $74,973.00
District of Columbia Department of Health $170,250.00
Florida Department of Health, Broward County $250,000.00
Florida Department of Health, Lake County $155,061.00
City of Stamford, CT $131,252.00

A project description for each grant supported project is available here.