Grants and Opportunities Board


Competitive Funding Opportunity: Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Pilot Program 
Application Deadline: December 6, 2021 
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $3.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 competitive grant funding to support transit services for 2021 Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility (ICAM) pilot program. Under the ICAM pilot program, funds awarded will finance innovative capital projects for the transportation-disadvantaged, with the goal to improve the coordination of transportation services and non-emergency medical transportation services for underserved groups. As required by Federal public transportation law and subject to appropriations, funds will be awarded competitively to eligible applicants. 

Rural Public Health Workforce Training Network Program (RPHWTN) 
Application Deadline: February 28, 2022 
The purpose of this program is to expand public health capacity by supporting health care job development, training and placement in rural and tribal communities. The expected impact of this program will help enhance clinical and operational capacity in order to meet the increased demand to adequately address the population health needs of its rural communities affected by COVID-19. The RPHWTN program addresses the ongoing critical need in healthcare facilities for trained public health professionals in rural communities. 


How to Take on Harmful Jaywalking Laws 
Friday, October 15th | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET   
Join host and moderator Charles T. Brown, award-winning expert in planning and policy and founder/principal of Equitable Cities, and expert panel members working at the state and local level to decriminalize jaywalking. 

Program Bundling: Planning and Capital Programming 
Tuesday, October 19 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET  
FHWA’s new series of Project Bundling webinars focuses on agency bundling strategy, why it can help you achieve your goals, and how to develop business processes and rules addressing capital programming, environmental analysis, preliminary design, project delivery methods, and construction. In this session, Indiana DOT will go into detail about its process for selecting projects to bundle. 

Getting the Lead Out: Public and Private Resources for Cities to Address Lead in Water Infrastructure 
Wednesday, October 20 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET 
NRDC’s new national survey of lead water service lines reported between 9.7 million and 12.8 million lead pipes are connected to residences. Cities have adopted varied approaches to dealing with this challenging situation, both through federal programs and public-private partnerships. Join NLC for a session that will look at the breadth of this issue while presenting solutions and lessons-learned that cities can use.  

Mayoral Roundtable – Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act 
Thursday, October 21 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET 
America’s local leaders are ready to rebuild their infrastructure and make their cities better places to live. They see the disparities created by inequitable infrastructure investment in the past and can streamline rebuilding because they understand the most pressing needs in their communities and have every incentive to follow through quickly. Join IGNITE Cities in collaboration with the National League of Cities for a conversation on the bipartisan infrastructure bill.  

U.S. Department of Transportation to Host a Webinar Covering Performance Highlights from the New York City Connected Vehicle Pilot 
Friday, October 29 | 8:45 AM to 9:15 AM ET 
The U.S. Department of Transportation will host a webinar highlighting the New York City Connected Vehicle Pilot. Led by Dr. Mohamad Talas, Deputy Director of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) System Engineering at the New York City Department of Transportation, the webinar will provide an overview of the New York City Connected Vehicle Pilot’s safety applications.