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Traffic safety grants

You can find grants offered by the Office of Grants and Research's Highway Safety Division listed below

FFY 2019 Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grant Program

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), Office of Grants and Research (OGR) is pleased to announce the availability of up to $700,000 in federal funding for grants to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety via overtime enforcement of traffic laws applicable to pedestrians and bicyclists, educational materials, and safety items for public distribution.

Funding for this program is being made available to EOPSS from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) via a grant award administered by the OGR’s Highway Safety Division (HSD).  Grant awards will be contingent on the availability of adequate federal funds.


Eligible Applicants

All municipal law enforcement agencies within the Commonwealth are eligible to apply. 

 

Key Dates

Application Posted:                             October 17, 2018

Application Deadline:                          November 15, 2018 @ 4:00 PM 

Tentative Award Announcements:      December 2018

Tentative Grant Period:                      January 1- September 30, 2019

 

Required Documents:

FFY 2019 Pedestrian and Bicycle AGF
FFY 2019 Pedestrian and Bicycle Grant Application
Authorized Signatory Form
Risk Assessment Form


For questions pertaining to this program, please contact Christina Hernandez, HSD Program Coordinator, at christina.hernandez@mass.gov.

FFY 2019 Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research, Highway Safety Division (EOPSS/OGR/HSD) announces the availability of approximately $1,225,000 in federal grant funding in Federal Fiscal Year 2019 for sixteen eligible municipal police departments within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for sustained high-visibility traffic enforcement. 

Eligibility

FFY 2019 STEP Eligible Departments and Maximum Award Amounts

Key Dates

Application Posted: October 17, 2018
Application Deadline: November 23, 2018 at 4:00PM
Award Announcements:         Upon approval of application and written notification from EOPSS/OGR/HSD
Grant Period: Concludes on September 30, 2019

For questions pertaining to this grant program, please contact Deb Firlit, HSD Program Coordinator, at deborah.firlit@mass.gov.

Key Documents:

FFY 2019 STEP AGF
FFY 2019 STEP Scope of Services

Required Documents:

FFY 2019 STEP Application
OGR Subrecipient Grant Conditions
Authorized Signatory Form
Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA)
A-133 Form
Risk Assessment Form

 

Additional Resources for FFY 2019 Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)

FFY 2019 Traffic Enforcement and Equipment (TE&E) Grant Program

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research, Highway Safety Division (EOPSS/OGR/HSD) announces the availability of approximately $2,500,000 in federal grant funding in Federal Fiscal Year 2019 for eligible municipal police departments within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for high-visibility traffic enforcement and traffic safety equipment. 

Eligibility

FFY 2019 TE&E Eligibility List and Budget Schedule

Key Dates

Application Posted: October 9, 2018
Application Deadline: November 6, 2018 at 4:00PM
Award Announcements:       Upon approval of application and written notification from EOPSS/OGR/HSD
Grant Period: The TE&E Grant concludes on September 30, 2019

This grant provides funding for eligible departments to participate in four traffic enforcement campaign periods which may contain a required national HVE mobilization. Additionally, this grant allows for the purchase of equipment after specific requirements have been met. Please refer to the AGF for complete details. 

For questions pertaining to this grant program, please contact Richard Valeri, HSD Program Coordinator, at richard.valeri@mass.gov

The required documents needed to complete the application process for the grant program are:

These required documents are also available below if you encounter difficulty downloading the above documents. 

Additional Resources for FFY 2019 Traffic Enforcement and Equipment (TE&E) Grant Program

FFY 2019 Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Seat Distribution Grant Program

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research (OGR) announces the availability of up to $225,000 in federal grant funds to purchase federally-approved car and booster seats for use at fitting stations and checkup events. This program aims to reduce child passenger fatalities and injuries by distributing seats to low-income families, and to provide outreach and education on their proper installation and usage.

Eligible Applicants

Massachusetts municipal departments, university/college public safety departments, nonprofit hospitals, and other 501(c)(3) organizations that serve children and families.

Key Dates

Application Posted:                            September 25, 2018
Application Deadline:                         October 19, 2018 at 4:00 PM 
Tentative Award Announcements:     November 2018
Tentative Grant Period:                      November 2018-September 30, 2019

For questions pertaining to this program, please contact John Fabiano, HSD Program Coordinator, at john.fabiano@mass.gov.  

Below are the required documents to complete the application process for this grant program.

Additional Resources for FFY 2019 Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Seat Distribution Grant Program

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