Date Posted: 1/6/2011
Closing Date: 3/15/2011
Program: Innovative Workforce Development Program
FTA Opportunity ID: FTA-2011-009-TRI
Opportunity Announcement Text: http://fta.dot.gov/documents/FTA-2011-009-TRI_WFD_RFA.doc
Opportunity Announcement PDF: http://fta.dot.gov/documents/FTA-2011-009-TRI_WFD_RFA.pdf
January 6, 2011. Request for Proposals (RFP): Innovative Workforce Development Programs [Word] [PDF]. Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2011-009-TRI. Proposals must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov web site by March 15, 2011.
Selected proposals will support products and approaches that improve the state of the practice in workforce development. Funding can be used to support new innovative programs or to innovatively augment existing workforce development efforts. FTA anticipates entering into cooperative agreements with public transportation operators. Eligible applicants are urban and rural transit agencies, state departments of transportation (DOTs) providing public transportation services, and Indian Tribes. Only these types of organizations are eligible to apply to this program. To be eligible for funding under this solicitation, applicants must demonstrate that the proposed project is supported by both the primary applicant and a strategic partnership with at least one or more external partner(s).
An applicant must submit a proposal electronically to http://www.grants.gov/ by March 15, 2011 for consideration. All potential applicants are advised to begin the Grants.gov registration process immediately, if they have not previously submitted Federal assistance applications through Grants.gov, in order to be able to meet the deadline. FTA expects to award funds through a cooperative agreements in April 2011.
Download the Grants.gov application instructions or package.