Grants

Grant Opportunities from NCMM and Related Agencies

Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) Program: DOT-2018-FHWA-693JJ318NF00010 (deadline: June 18, 2018). The ATCMTD program provides funding to eligible entities to develop model deployment sites for large-scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment. The ATCMTD program is funded at $60 million per year for Fiscal Years 2016 through 2020, for between 5 and 10 awards per year with no more than $12 million to a single grant recipient each fiscal year. Eligible applicants include State or local government or political subdivision thereof, transit agency, MPO (representing populations of more than 200,000), multijurisdictional groups of eligible applicants, and consortium of research or academic institutions.

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Employment of Individuals with Disabilities (Research), HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-DPEM-0274 (deadline: April 23, 2018)The purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act). Under this particular DRRP priority, applicants must propose a research project that is aimed at improving the employment outcomes of individuals with disabilities.

Inclusive Planning Projects (deadline May 4, 2018)The Community Transportation Association along with its partners the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the Institute for Community Inclusion of the University of Massachusetts-Boston is pleased to announce the availability of a new round of funding for local inclusive planning projects. CTAA, with financial support from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, and in collaboration with other federal and national partners, is making available grants of up to $35,000 each for up to 20 organizations for a six-month period. The new projects are expected to adopt inclusive strategies that fit their communities and build upon learning from previous projects. It is anticipated that the experience from these grants will add to the knowledge garnered from previous project and help to build recognition and support for inclusive planning across the U.S. View full information on this opportunity.

Active Grants

Health Care Access Design Challenge 2017
In October 2017, the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM), with funding from the Federal Transit Administration, announced the Health Care Access Design Challenge 2017, a funding opportunity to assist seven communities in addressing health care access issues. The application period for these grants is closed; an announcement of selected applicants will be announced soon.

The Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants
In The FTA awarded grants to 19 projects in 16 states to help connect people to much needed health care services through improved access to public transportation. Grantees are building partnerships among health, transportation, and other service providers to improve health outcomes and lower health care costs by ensuring individuals can access medical services.

Completed Grants

Health Care Access Mobility Design Challenge 2015
The 2015 Design Challenge grants were launched as part of the Federal Transit Administration's "Rides to Wellness" initiative. Sixteen communities were given grants to design innovative transportation solutions related to healthcare access; their work was completed in March 2016.