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Community Mobility Design Challenge Planning Grants

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.

Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Aug 1, 2019

Alex King


Community Mobility Design Challenge Planning Grants provide funding to support 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.

Program goals include:

  • Support communities in creating mobility solutions that improve access for low-income residents with regard to 3 focus areas:
    • Economic opportunities
    • Opportunities to improve health and well-being
    • Opportunities to become more integrated into their community
  • Support the development of cross-sector partnerships that work together on transportation solutions for their community
  • 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

Eligible applicants are designated or direct recipients for funds under 49 U.S.C. 5307, 5310, or 5311, or an eligible subrecipient of these funds.

Eligible subrecipients include:

  • State government authorities
  • Local governments
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Operators of public transportation

All sizes of communities are encouraged to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Direct technical assistance and funding up to $25,000.

Six community teams will be selected.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Follow the instructions listed under "Pre-Application Activities" in the application instructions.

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Health conditions · Poverty · Transportation

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