National Rural Transportation Assistance Program: Solicitation for Proposals

Quick Facts

Due DateFebruary 10, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 1,794,903
Category of Funding ActivityTransportation
Eligible Applicants
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others - Eligible proposers are non-profit organizations with rural and tribal transportation experience that have the capacity to provide public transportation-related technical assistance and the ability to deliver national technical assistance and training programs.

Program Description

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is soliciting proposals under FTA's Formula Grants for Rural Areas Program (49 U.S.C. 5311), to fund a National Rural Transportation Assistance Program (National RTAP). The National RTAP provides a source of funding to assist in the design and implementation of training and technical assistance projects and other support services tailored to meet the specific needs of transit operators in rural areas. Please download the entire Federal Register Notice to adequately address all components of the solicitation. You may contact Lorna Wilson at lorna.wilson@dot.gov for your program related questions.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberFTA-2014-002-TPM
Funding Opportunity TitleNational Rural Transportation Assistance Program: Solicitation for Proposals
Opportunity CategoryTransportation
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJanuary 15, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateFebruary 10, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateMarch 12, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,794,903
Award AmountUp to $ 1,794,903
CFDA Number
  • 20.509 - Formula Grants for Rural Areas

Eligible Applicants

  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others - Eligible proposers are non-profit organizations with rural and tribal transportation experience that have the capacity to provide public transportation-related technical assistance and the ability to deliver national technical assistance and training programs.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Program Information WebsiteFTA website - Current Notices of Funding Availability
ContactOffice: DOT/Federal Transit Administration
Lorna Wilson
FTA, Office of Transit Programs

Lorna Wilson

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