FY 2021 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Areas of Persistent Poverty Program

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):
Solicitation of Project Proposals for the Areas of Persistent Poverty Program was established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which provided funds to eligible applicants that are in areas of persistent poverty.

Synopses and full announcement


are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2021-005-TPE.

Proposals must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov website by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on August 30, 202 1.
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Federal Transit_Metropolitan Planning Grants

Department of Transportation

Agency: Department of Transportation

Office: DOT/Federal Transit Administration

Estimated Funding: $16,259,614

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
FTA NOFO website

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants under this program are States, tribes, and designated or direct recipients under 49 U.S.C.

5307, 49 U.S.C.

5310, or 49 U.S.C.

5311 that are in areas of persistent poverty.

However, if the applicant is not an active direct recipient of FTA funding, the applicant should obtain a commitment from a direct recipient to apply for grant funding on their behalf in FTA's grant management system (TrAMS) if they are selected for award.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Agency Email Description:
FTA Office of Planning and Environment

Agency Email:

Date Posted:

Application Due Date:

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