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Rural and Tribal Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes and rural communities of less than 50,000 people to plan system start-up, transit service improvements, facility development, marketing, transportation coordination, and staff training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Transportation Association of America
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: Sep 10, 2018
Sponsor: Federal Transit Administration
Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Program Inactive
Grants to assist in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing, or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing, or leasing bus-related facilities. A minimum of 10% of the total program funding will be awarded to projects located in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas Inactive
Grants to organizations that assist veterans in rural areas with transportation to VA medical centers and other facilities for medical care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
BUILD Discretionary Grants Inactive
Grants for capital investments in unmet surface transportation infrastructure needs with an emphasis on rural areas and tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Innovations in Accessible Mobility Inactive
Grants for innovative projects that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2018
Sponsor: AARP
Transit Planning for All Inactive
Funding for organizations to include seniors, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers in their transportation planning processes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants Inactive
Awards grants to organizations that provide direct services such as transportation, food, shelter, mental health, and physical rehabilitation to disabled veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds Inactive
Awards funding to tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Health Care Access Design Challenge Inactive
Grants and technical assistance to support communities in designing ready-to-launch transportation solutions that improve access to healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, National Center for Mobility Management
Grants for Native Americans and Native American Caregiver Support Program Inactive
Funding for programs to increase home- and community-based services to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are age 60 or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Community Living

Last Updated: 7/31/2018