FY 2017 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant


Funding Opportunity ID: 293467
Opportunity Number: FTA-2017-003-TPM-LOWNO
Opportunity Title: FY 2017 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 20.526
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: An Eligible Applicant is a designated recipient of FTA grants, States, local governmental authorities and Indian Tribes.
Agency Code: DOT-FTA
Agency Name: Department of Transportation
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2017
Close Date: Jun 26, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 27, 2017
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $55,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Description: Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Solicitation of Project Proposals for the Low or No Emission Program (Low-No) Program. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $55 million of Fiscal Year 2017 funds for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles as well as related equipment or facilities. Only $31.5 million is available under the Continuing Resolution that expires on April 28, 2017. Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2017-003-LowNo. Proposals must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov website by midnight EDT on 6/26/2017. Summary: The main purpose of the Low-No Program is to support the transition of the nation’s transit fleet to the lowest polluting and most energy efficient transit vehicles. The Low-No Program provides funding to State and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities.
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