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Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.509
Federal Transit Administration
Jul 8, 2013

Elan Flippin
Phone: 202.366.3800


Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program: Tribal Transit Program provides funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for Tribal public transit services.

Proposals should include information such as destinations and services not currently accessible by transit, needs for access to jobs or health care, special needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities, income-based community needs, or other mobility needs


Federally-recognized Indian tribes or Alaska Native villages, groups, or communities as identified by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are eligible.

Grants can be awarded to eligible applicants located in rural and small urban areas with populations under 50,000 not identified as an urbanized area by the Bureau of the Census

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Expected Number of Awards: 70
Estimated Total Program Funding: $15,000,000
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $25,000

Application process

A link to the application is available through

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, Economic development, Transportation

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