Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone Program
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone Program (Short
Title: HOPE) provides funding for planning, engineering,
or development of technical or financing plans to improve
transit services in rural areas and areas experiencing
long-term economic distress. The program is intended to
reduce fatality rates on rural transportation
infrastructure and increase access to jobs and healthcare
through enhanced transit options and improved facilities.
Grants will also support coordinated human service
transportation planning to improve transit service or
provide new services such as rides to opioid abuse
recovery and treatment.
Eligible applicants under this program must be designated
applicants from eligible recipients or sub-recipients
under 49 U.S.C. 5307, 49 U.S.C. 5310 or 49 U.S.C. 5311
that are in areas of persistent poverty.
Applicants must identify the eligible lead applicant and
all project partners on the team. Eligible project
partners and sub-recipients may include, but are not
- Public transportation systems
- Operators of transportation
- State or local government entities
- Other organizations that may contribute to the
success of the project team including consultants,
research consortia, nonprofit industry organizations, and
institutions of higher education
Amount of funding
Award ceiling: $850,000
Estimated number of awards: 20
Estimated total program funding:
Human services · Infrastructure · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Public health · Transportation
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