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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.

2021 Equity and Accessibility Transportation Planning Grant Inactive
Planning grants that address transportation equity, inclusion, and accessibility for diverse older adults and people with disabilities. Another focus area is social isolation caused by COVID-19. Consideration will be given to geographic diversity, which will be achieved by awarding in different states and ensuring a mix of urban, suburban, rural, frontier, and tribal grants.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Inactive
Grants for organizations to provide planning and implementation technical assistance to rural communities to foster placemaking, which is the process of creating quality places where people want to live, work, and play. The program goal is to create greater social and cultural vitality in rural communities aimed at improving people's social, physical, and economic well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants Inactive
Grants to support planning activities for communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Strategic Technology Technical Assistance Teams for Transit Agencies Inactive
In-person and off site technical assistance for small-urban, rural, and tribal transit agencies to develop technology action plans to help meet strategic goals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2021
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, National Center for Applied Transit Technology
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Psychostimulant Support (RCORP-PS) Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand psychostimulant use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants Inactive
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Denali Commission Transportation Project Grants Inactive
Grants to help rural Alaskan communities develop and/or improve transportation infrastructure. Projects should relate to specific community or individual benefits related to mobility, health, safety, reduced operating costs, cost of living, and/or extending the benefit of existing infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2020
Sponsor: Denali Commission
Transit Planning for All Mobility on Demand Projects Inactive
Funding for inclusive transportation planning, development, and implementation with grassroots-driven mobility on demand solutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas Inactive
Grants for new organizations to assist veterans in highly rural areas through innovative transportation services to travel to VA medical centers and to otherwise assist in providing transportation services in connection with the provision of VA medical care to these veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone Program Inactive
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation