Highway Safety Office
Grants are available to organizations for traffic safety projects and activities. Applications for projects with the potential to impact the priority traffic safety areas are annually reviewed.
Funding assistance through mini-grants is also available to law enforcement for the following items: preliminary breath testing (PBT) units, radar units, in-car video cameras, and selective overtime enforcement. Law enforcement and other eligible organizations are also provided with funding assistance for traffic training, public information and education activities.
Grant Contractor Information and Downloadable Forms/Guides
The following information applies to agencies receiving funding assistance through the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS) for project grants with one to three years of federal funding and/or mini-grants.
Federal Documents Covering Highway Safety Grants for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Government - All applicant/organization who are awarded highway safety funding, must abide by all federal requirements which includes all applicable federal statutes, regulations, executive orders, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) guidelines, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and other federal requirements as referenced in the NHTSA Highway Safety Grant Management Resources. This website lists all associated federal regulations which are to be reviewed by the applicant. They are available on the website at: www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Programs+&+Grants/Resources+Guide
This website provides information to assist State and Federal professional to manage highway safety grant programs administered by NHTSA. This resource includes the United States Codes, Code of Federal Regulations, and Office of Management and Budget Circulars. The regulations are listed in the Federal Regulations For All Grant Programs section.
The type of circular required by each agency is outlined below:
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards - Part III - Office of Management and Budget - 23 CFR Chapter II, Subchapter A, Part 1200
For information on the following programs list below click on: Title 2, Subtitle A, Chapter II, Part 200
According to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 2 CFR Subpart F - Audit Requirements, a non-federal entity that expends $750,000 or more in a year in federal funds must provide a copy of their single audit to the NOHS for each federal fiscal year that federal funds were received. The audit must be submitted by August 1st of the following calendar year.