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Oregon Rural Veterans Healthcare Transportation Grant Program

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.

Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs
Nov 29, 2021

Contacts by region are available in Appendix B of the application instructions.


The Oregon Rural Veterans Healthcare Transportation Grant Program provides grants to cover operations and purchased services for eligible transportation agencies for innovative local solutions to transit challenges and barriers between veterans living in rural areas and healthcare services.

Challenges and barriers that require innovative solutions include:

  • Lifeline transit service in bedroom communities
  • Schedules and frequencies that conform to veteran's needs
  • Appointments with out-of-market specialists and regional veterans hospitals
  • Ongoing appointments for the treatment of chronic conditions
  • Access to behavioral health services, counseling, and support groups
  • Periodic service to screening, detection, diagnosis, and disease prevention events
  • Accessible transit for veterans living with disabilities

Mobility management and planning projects are eligible if they will improve healthcare access for rural veterans.


Eligible applicants are Special Transportation Fund (STF) agencies with service areas with Rural-Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) Codes of 4-10 and federally recognized Tribes in Oregon.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards are anticipated between $35,000 - $75,000.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

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American Indian or Alaska Native · Transportation · Veterans · Oregon

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