Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program: Tribal Transit Program
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal
Transit Program provides funding to support planning,
capital, and operating assistance for tribal public
Priority consideration is given to projects that create
significant community benefits related to healthcare,
education, the economy, or the environment.
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.
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: 25
Estimated total program funding:
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
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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