Grant Opportunities from NCMM and Related Agencies

Request for Letters of Interest: In Fall 2018, NCMM will sponsor Regional Mobility Meetings in two communities that will give mobility management practitioners from all industry sectors the opportunity to network and learn together. NCMM will work closely with the two selected regions to co-design these 1.5–day meetings to ensure they effectively address the goals the community sets for the meeting. NCMM will cover all costs for the meeting plus travel stipends for participants. Letters of Interest for this opportunity are due September 14. Learn more here.

Solicitation of Project Proposals: Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program: FTA-2018-001-TPM-TR (deadline: Sept. 10, 2018)The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $5 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5311(c)(1)(A), as amended by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST), Public Law 114-94 (December 4, 2015). This is a national solicitation for project proposals and includes the selection criteria and program eligibility information for Fiscal Year 2018 projects. The primary purpose of these competitively selected grants is to support planning, capital, and, in limited circumstances, operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Funds distributed to Indian tribes under the TTP should not replace or reduce funds that Indian tribes receive from states through FTA’s Section 5311 program.

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.