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Published on March 10th, 2020 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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SCDOT Office of Public Transit Announcement of Funding Opportunities

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has funds available from the Federal Transit Authority to support public and human services transportation within South Carolina. Private nonprofit organizations, states or local government authorities, and operators of public transportation are eligible to apply.

The Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individual with Disabilities (FAST Act) (Rural and Small Urbanized Areas) – Section 5310 grant supports transportation services that meet the special transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities. It aims to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options.

The grant is to be used to preserve and protect existing projects, and implement new projects, especially in minority communities.

Additional grants opportunities are Formula Grants for Rural Areas Program (FAST Act) – Section 5311 and State Mass Transit Funds (SMTF).

For an application and more information about Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individual with Disabilities grant, contact Awanda Livingston at (803) 737-0982.

For an application and more information about Formula Grants for Rural Areas Program or State Mass Transit Fund grant, contact Ann Solan at (803) 737-00531.

Minority organizations are encouraged to apply.

Application Due Dates:

Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individual with Disabilities

  • March 31, 2020 – Letter of Intent to SCDOT and Regional Council of Governments Due
  • April 17, 2020 – Full Application to SCDOT Due

Formula Grants for Rural Areas Program and State Mass Transit Funds

  • March 31, 2020 – Full Application to SCDOT Due

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