Municipal Americans with Disabilities Act Grant

This grant program supports capital improvements specifically dedicated to improving access for persons with disabilities. Eligible applicants include any Massachusetts city or town.

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) is pleased to announce the Municipal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Improvement Grant Program application and selection process for FY18. Eligible applicants include any Massachusetts city or town. This grant program is aimed at supporting capital improvements specifically dedicated to improving access for persons with disabilities cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth. Project Grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded to successful applicants to remove barriers and to create and improve accessible features for persons with disabilities. Planning Grants will also be awarded to assist applicants creating or updating a Self-Evaluation or Transition Plan required under Title II of the ADA. Examples of eligible projects include but are not limited to the addition of features such as ramps, elevators, power lifts and Limited Use/Limited Application (LULAs), signage, communication access devices,and curb cuts. All applications will be reviewed by the Grant Application Review Committee. Please do not ask MOD to review prospective grants for eligibility. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.

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