Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP)

Portal ID:
5326
Status:
Closed (37 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
Categories:

Details

Purpose:

Intent of the FLAP Grant program is to provide access to, are adjacent to, or are located within Federal Lands that are owned or maintained by a State, County, Local Government, or Tribe.

Description:

The FLAP program funds projects that provide access to, are adjacent to, or are located within Federal Lands that are owned or maintained by a State, County, Local Government, or Tribe. Priority will be given to projects accessing high-use Federal recreation sites or Federal economic generators. The program intends to supplement state and local resources for public roads, trails, transit systems, and other transportation facilities.

Type of Projects include:
Ÿ Rehabilitation/ Restoration/ Construction/ Reconstruction;
Ÿ Engineering;
Ÿ Operation and maintenance of transit facilities;
Ÿ Planning & research related to Transportation ;
Ÿ Any transportation project eligible for assistance under Title 23.

The estimated federal program funding availability for 2020-2021 Call for Projects is approximately $90 million dollars. Awarded projects from the 2020-2021 Call for Projects are for project funding and development in the 2026 to 2028 Federal Fiscal Years (e.g. beginning October 1, 2025 and ending September 30, 2028).

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

For eligibility, projects must be a public highway, road, bridge, trail or transit system; located on, is adjacent to, or provides access to Federal lands; typically projects are located within 10 miles of the boundary; and have title or maintenance responsibility of the facility.  Projects must also meet the minimum non-federal match of 11.47%, overmatch is encouraged; and be endorsed and supported by a Federal Land Management Agency (FLMA).

Eligible Geographies:

Projects must be located on, is adjacent to, or provides access to Federal lands; typically within 10 miles of the boundary.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Required match is 11.47% (not 12%); overmatch is encouraged.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
Summer 2021
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
3 years for CON

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$90,000,000
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
12%
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Eligible project costs reimbursed in arrears.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
James Herlyck, Access Program Manager, CFLHD, 1-720-963-3698, james.herlyck@dot.gov

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