Solicitation of Project Proposals for Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative II Grants

Date Posted: 2/7/2012

Closing Date: 4/19/2012

Program: Veterans Transportation and Community Living Inititive (VTCLI)

FTA Opportunity ID: FTA-2012-006-TPM-VTCL

Opportunity Announcement Text: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-02-07/html/2012-2755.htm

Opportunity Announcement PDF: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-02-07/pdf/2012-2755.pdf

Details:

2/7/2012. Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA): Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative II (Text) (PDF). Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2012-006-TPM-VTCL. Proposals must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov web site by 11:59pm Eastern Time on April 19, 2012.

Summary

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of discretionary funds from the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Section 5309(b)(3) Bus and Bus Facilities Program and the FY 2011 Section 5312 National Research Program for continuing support of the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility’s (Coordinating Council or CCAM) Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative (VTCLI).

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants and eventual grant recipients for VTCLI II awards must be Direct Recipients under FTA’s Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula program, local governments, States, or Indian Tribes. States may submit consolidated proposals for multiple projects. Proposals may contain projects to be implemented by the recipient or its subrecipients. Eligible subrecipients of FTA funding include: public agencies, private non-profit organizations, including Veterans Service Organizations and Military Family Service Organizations, and private providers engaged in public transportation.

Link and Instructions for attaching the supplemental form to the SF-424

All applicants must complete the supplemental form (PDF) and attach it to their submission in Grants.gov to successfully complete the application process. Instructions for searching and attaching forms in Grants.gov (PDF).

Dates

Complete proposals for VTCLI II grants must be submitted by 11:59 pm EDT on April 19, 2012. Applicants who have not already begun registering on the Grants.gov site should do so immediately to ensure completion of registration before the submission deadline.  Proposals must be submitted electronically at http://www.grants.gov.

Instructions for applying can be found on FTA’s website at http://fta.dot.gov/veterans and in the “FIND” module of Grants.gov.

For Further Information Contact

Please send email to VeteransTransportation@dot.gov or contact Erik Weber at (202) 366–0705. A TDD is available at 1–800–877–8339 (TDD/FIRS).