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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.

Transportation Program Innovations Inactive
Opportunity to showcase innovations in local transportation programs. Innovations should be targeted to the needs of older adults and people with disabilities. Participation from rural, frontier, and tribal programs are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2023
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
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: Aug 4, 2023
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy Inactive
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2023
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Healthy Families Community-Based Perinatal Health Initiative Inactive
Grants to develop and implement innovative models for integrating community-based maternal support services into perinatal systems of care. Models should be designed to improve pregnant and post-partum people's health outcomes and reduce racial and ethnic disparities. Rural and other minority populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2023
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program Inactive
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Altarum Institute, Caregiver Action Network, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USAging
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program: Tribal Transit Program Inactive
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Tribal Crash Data Tools Pilot Program Inactive
Pilot program for tribes to implement and test a tribal crash data system designed to improve crash data collection and analysis capabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Sponsor: Tribal Transportation Safety Management System Steering Committee
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: Apr 21, 2023
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (GBHI) Inactive
Grants to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Areas of Persistent Poverty Program Inactive
Funding for planning, engineering, or the development of technical or financing plans for transportation projects to assist areas of persistent poverty and historically disadvantaged communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation