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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.

Denali Commission Program Grants Inactive
Grants to promote rural development in Alaska communities. Eligible projects include healthcare and community wellness facilities, broadband, housing, transportation, sanitation, and other areas.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsor: Denali Commission
ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations addressing health disparities among underserved populations through regional and local community-based programs focused on nutrition, healthcare access, oncology, and STEM education and career readiness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Minnesota Live Well at Home Grants Inactive
Grants to develop and /or provide services to allow for older Minnesotans to live in the community. Funded projects will improve capacity to develop, strengthen, and integrate programs; maintain home and community-based services for individuals' age 65 and older and at risk of long-term nursing home use and/or spending down into medical assistance; and strengthen services for the caregiver support network. Models that serve older adults in rural areas are of particular interest.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Rural Business Development Grant Program: Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems Inactive
Funding to provide technical assistance and training for rural and tribal transportation system agencies nationwide for the purpose of improving passenger transportation services and/or facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development
Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) Catalyst Program Inactive
Funding for economic development initiatives in the northern border region of Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont, with priority given to rural and disadvantaged communities. Project areas include basic healthcare; workforce development; and public, transportation, and telecommunications infrastructure, among others.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2024
Sponsor: Northern Border Regional Commission
Rural Autonomous Vehicle Program Inactive
Funding for research on applications of automated vehicle technologies in rural and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
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: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community. The 2023 application cycle will focus on public spaces; housing; transportation; civic engagement; diversity, equity, and inclusion; digital connections; community health; and economic empowerment, among others. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2024
Sponsor: AARP
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (Purpose Area 6): Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Indian Highway Safety Lifesavers Conference Grant Inactive
Funding to cover registration and travel expenses for tribal employees of federally recognized tribes who work in traffic safety/enforcement and occupant protection to attend the Lifesavers Conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior