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Health Care Transportation Access "Ready-to-Launch" Implementation Grants

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Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Oct 1, 2020

Amy Conrick


The National Center for Mobility Management provides grants to support communities that are ready to take concrete steps toward implementing transportation solutions to address healthcare access for low-income, elderly, and underserved community members.

The goals of the Health Care Transportation Access "Ready-to-Launch" program are to:

  • Assist communities in piloting innovative transportation solutions that help low-income, elderly, and underserved community members to become more fully engaged in economic opportunities, improve their health and well-being, and/or become more integrated into their community
  • Test the feasibility of the innovative transportation solution in real-world conditions in the marketplace, so the community-based team can learn where its solution needs to be further revised
  • Provide communities with technical assistance throughout the pilot phase
  • Guide the team in gathering outcome data that can bolster its request for sustainable funding of the solution
  • Assist community-based teams in preparing to seek funding for a full-scale roll-out of their solutions

Funds may be used for activities such as:

  • Mobility management activities
  • Partnership activities that support cross-sector coordination
  • Operations of a new transportation service on a pilot basis
  • Integration of technology into transportation
  • Contracted transportation service
  • Outreach to target audiences and cross-sector partners
  • Personnel costs related to implementing the pilot activities
  • Meeting, training, and travel costs
  • Other direct costs and indirect costs related to staffing and testing the planned solution

Eligible applicants are designated or direct recipients for FTA 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

Award ceiling: $75,000
Estimated number of awards: 3

Teams should be prepared to launch their pilot implementation within four weeks of being awarded the grant. All activities must be completed by July 2021.

Application process

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

Email the completed application in a single PDF file to Amy Conrick.

Tagged as
Access · Elderly population · Transportation

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