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Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.509
Sponsors
Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Deadlines
May 25, 2022
Contact

Matthew Lange
312.353.4118
TribalTransit@dot.gov

Purpose

Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program provides funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services.

The transportation service or capital investment should provide greater access to employment opportunities, educational centers, healthcare, or other needs that profoundly impact the quality of life for the community. Priority consideration is given to projects that create significant community benefits relating to the environment.

Eligibility

Federally-recognized Tribes or Alaska Native villages, groups, or communities as identified by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are eligible.

Applicants must be located and provide service in a rural area with a population of less than 50,000. A service area can include some portions of urban areas (as identified in the most recent census), as long as rural areas are also served.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $25,000 cap on planning grant awards, and FTA has the discretion to cap capital and operating awards.
Project period: Up to 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 60
Estimated total program funding: $8,752,896

Application process

Links to program guidance and the online application process is available through grants.gov. Application instructions are available on the related documents tab and in the Federal Register.

Tagged as
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Capital funding · Community and economic development · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Transportation

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