Community Rides Grant Program
The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (NRTAP) has announced an opportunity to apply for Community Rides Grant Program mini-grants. Current recipients and subrecipients of FTA’s Formula Grants for Rural Areas (Section 5311) program may apply for grants of up to $100,000 for projects that develop or strengthen transportation partnerships that improve social determinants of health in rural and tribal communities. FTA Tribal Transit Program grantees are also eligible to apply. NRTAP is an FTA-funded technical assistance center.
Learn more and download the Community Rides Grant Program Request for Proposals. Apply by May 12.
NRTP will host two webinars to provide an overview of the RFP and the online grant application portal, which will open by April 7, 2021. The webinars will also feature speakers who will share examples of transportation partnerships and lessons learned. Webinar 1 (2-3 p.m. ET Tuesday, March 23, 2021) Program Overview and Transportation Partnership Examples Webinar 2 (2-3 p.m. ET Thursday, April 15, 2021) Project Development, Performance Measures, and Application Portal