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Apply for a community transit grant

MassDOT runs an annual grant cycle, including mandatory application training sessions, to distribute funds to eligible recipients and projects.
The application period for the FY2022 Community Transit Grant Program will open on Friday, April 30, 2021 and close at 5:00pm on Friday, June 25, 2021.

Community Transit Grant Program

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Every year, MassDOT awards grants to eligible recipients and projects. Before you can apply for a grant, you must attend one of MassDOT's application training sessions. In the training, you’ll learn

  • whether you qualify for a grant
  • what information we need
  • how to apply

We'll also give you tips for using GrantsPlus+, our online grant application and management system. If you receive a grant, you’ll use the same system to report your progress, store contracts, and send invoices.

The application period for the FY2022 Community Transit Grant Program will open on Friday, April 30, 2021 and close at 5:00pm on Friday, June 25, 2021. Training sessions for the FY2022 grant cycle will be held virtually. The two online training sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 29 from 10am-12pm. The content covered in each session will be the same, you only need to attend one. For more information, view the Application Training Announcement.

In addition to the SFY22 Community Transit Grant Program, MassDOT is pleased to announce the availability of Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA) funding for net operating expenses. CRRSAA is open to organizations that have an open contract with MassDOT and are otherwise eligible for Section 5310 funding. CRRSAA will run concurrent to SFY22 CTGP, with the application opening on Friday, April 30, 2021 and closing at 5:00pm on Friday, June 25, 2021. For more information on the CRRSAA competitive grant, view the notice of funding opportunity and application here. Please contact Jenna Henning at jennifer.n.henning@dot.state.ma.us with questions on eligibility or to RSVP to the CRRSAA virtual information session scheduled for May 6, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

How to apply Apply for a community transit grant

The GrantsPlus+ website will become available when the application opens on Friday, April 30, 2021.

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Address
10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
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