5310 Grant Program

 

Section 5310 of the Federal Transit Act, as amended, authorizes the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to make capital assistance grants to private non-profit organizations or to governmental authorities approved by the State to coordinate services for seniors and individuals with disabilities; or certifies that there are no  nonprofit organizations readily available in the area to provide services to seniors or individuals with disabilities.

Section 5310 funds are for the purchase of accessible vehicles, communication equipment and transportation services to provide transportion to seniors and individuals with disabilities. These funds are available on an 80% Federal, 20% local matching basis.

This is a competitive grant program. Applications are scored based on need, vehicle utilization, coordination efforts, fiscal and managerial capabilities and operating plan. No application is considered for funding without a positive Local Intergovernmental Review or proper sign-off and coordination documentation.

Additional information about the program may be obtained from the Division. Application Packets are available in May of each year and applications are due in August. The Application Packet contains the specific application deadlines.

  

  
  
  
2017 Section 5310 Vehicle and Communication Equipment Application.pdf2017 Section 5310 Vehicle and Communication Equipment Application5/24/2017 1:38 PM
FY 2017 Section 5310 Purchase of Transportation Services Application Packet.pdfFY 2017 Section 5310 Purchase of Transportation Services Application Packet5/24/2017 1:08 PM
FY 2017 Section 5310 Purchase of Vehicle and Communication Equipment Application Pages 17-37.pdfFY 2017 Section 5310 Purchase of Vehicle and Communication Equipment Application Pages 17-375/24/2017 1:10 PM
Section 5310 Program Project Guide.pdfSection 5310 Program Project Guide5/24/2017 1:09 PM
Section 5310 Vehicle Photos.pdfSection 5310 Vehicle Photos5/24/2017 12:55 PM
Section 5310 WV Title VI Program Template.docxSection 5310 WV Title VI Program Template5/24/2017 1:13 PM

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