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Funding by Topic: Transportation

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Creative Solutions to Rural Transportation Course Inactive
Course modules, resources, and discussion forums that focus on solutions to rural transportation issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2023
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their caregivers. Projects and initiatives should foster inclusion, community engagement, and health and wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2023
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods (RCN) Program Inactive
Funding for projects that reconnect communities by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity. The program will support economically disadvantaged communities to increase affordable, accessible, and multimodal access to destinations like jobs, healthcare, grocery stores, schools, places of worship, recreation, and park space. The program seeks to award funding to rural and tribal communities that face unique challenges related to mobility and economic development, including isolation, transportation cost burden, and traffic safety.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program Inactive
Grants to support transportation project development in rural and tribal communities that may lead to future applications to U.S. Department of Transportation credit and grant programs. Funding can support legal, technical, and financial advisors to help advance infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Alaska Human Services Grants Inactive
Grants for transportation services that meet the special needs of seniors, individuals with disabilities, and Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries for whom public transportation services are unavailable, insufficient, or inappropriate. Applications from native Alaskan, rural, and small urban communities are prioritized.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 25, 2023
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs that provide transportation and/or delivery services to older people with limited or no access to transportation. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2023
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Pride Foundation Community Care Fund Inactive
Grants to projects that address the needs of queer and trans Black, Indigenous, and people of color (QTBIPOC) from rural communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2023
Sponsor: Pride Foundation
Oregon Rural Veterans Healthcare Transportation Grant Program Inactive
Grants to cover operations and purchased services for eligible transportation agencies in Oregon. Funding may be used to address transit challenges and barriers between veterans living in rural areas and healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Oct 27, 2023
Sponsors: Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs
Medica Foundation Rural Health Program Inactive
Provides funds for organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2023
Sponsor: Medica Foundation