American Rescue Plan (ARP) Additional Assistance


Funding Opportunity ID:335584
Opportunity Number:FTA-2021-012-TPM-AAF
Opportunity Title:American Rescue Plan (ARP) Additional Assistance
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):20.507
Eligible Applicants:State governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Eligible applicants include eligible recipients of Urbanized Area Formula funds (49 U.S.C. 5307) or Rural Area Formula funds (49 U.S.C. 5311) who, as a result of COVID–19, require additional assistance. This includes Indian tribes that are eligible recipients of Urbanized Area Formula funds or Rural Area Formula funds. Only designated and direct recipients under those programs, including States and Indian tribes, may apply directly to FTA under this NOFO.
Agency Code:DOT-FTA
Agency Name:Department of Transportation
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
Posted Date:Sep 07, 2021
Close Date:Nov 08, 2021
Last Updated Date:Sep 07, 2021
Award Ceiling:$0
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$2,207,561,294
Expected Number of Awards:200
Description:The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $2,207,561,294 in discretionary grants under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Additional Assistance Funding (Additional Assistance Funding). As required by the American Rescue Plan Act, funds will be awarded to eligible recipients or eligible subrecipients of Urbanized Area Formula funds or Rural Area Formula funds that, as a result of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID–19), require additional assistance for costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, and sanitization combating the spread of pathogens on transit systems, and debt service payments incurred to maintain operations and avoid layoffs and furloughs.

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