Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants
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Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants provide
funding to support planning activities for communities
seeking innovative ways to address the particular
mobility challenges experienced by low-income community
members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle
to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well
being. Communities should enter the Design Challenge with
a clear, well-researched understanding of the needs in
their community, not a proposed solution.
Program goals include:
- Support communities in creating mobility solutions
for community members who face transportation barriers in
advancing their personal well-being. Teams will address
populations that currently do not have access to
equitable transportation because of income status,
minority status, location, a pre-existing condition, or
- Support the development of cross-sector partnerships
that work together on transportation solutions for the
- Prepare communities to apply for opportunities for
funding the implementation of community transportation
solutions, such as federal transit funding, as well as
other types of federal, state, and local funding for
which the designed projects may be eligible
Teams should address community members who face
transportation barriers in advancing their personal
well-being as they attempt to access at least one of the
priorities listed below:
- Economic opportunity, such as training, education,
- Healthcare related destinations
- Community and peer support opportunities, such as
substance use peer recovery groups and behavioral health
social determinants of health
Eligible applicants include nonprofit and government
agencies that are able to receive (or be a subrecipient
of) federal funding.
Applicants must have a DUNS number and be registered in
the System for Awards Management (SAM), and not have
received Challenge Grant funding in the past.
Amount of funding
Direct technical assistance and funding up to $25,000.
4 community teams will be selected.
Access · Behavioral health · Community and economic development · Fundraising · Grant writing · Health conditions · Minorities · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Social determinants of health · Substance use and misuse · Transportation
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