Josephine County announces the opportunity to apply for Federal Transit Administration §5310 funds, §5311 funds and ODOT Special Transportation Funds. Funds are allocated to Josephine County by the Oregon Department of Transportation. Grant applications are for the 2015-2017 Biennium. Projects providing transportation to, or benefits for, seniors and people with disabilities are eligible for grant funding. Eligible applicants include Cities, Counties, tribes, non-profit agencies and other governments. Private for profit entities are eligible through partnerships only. Applications are available at the Public Transit Divisions web site:
The application packet includes instructions and eligibility guidelines. Applications submitted for projects in Josephine County must be submitted to Josephine Community Transit (201 River Heights Way, Grants Pass, OR 97527), no later than 5:00pm on February 21, 2015. Contact Scott Chancey, 541-474-5441, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Applications will be reviewed at the Special Transportation Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on March 17, 2015. The STAC meeting is held at the HASL Independent Abilities Center, 305 NE E St., at 1:30. After review, projects will be selected and prioritized for funding recommendation.