Identify and address statewide, interregional, or regional transportation deficiencies on the State highway system in partnership with Caltrans.
Strategic Partnerships Grants are available on an annual basis and through a competitive application process. Grants are for transportation planning activities such as planning for freight, corridors, regional, and interregional travel. The annual call-for-applications is posted on the grants website, which is advertised by Caltrans through various grant workshops for interested applicants. Grant applicants receive an award or non-award email notification in late spring/early summer. A list of award and non-awarded grants is posted to the Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program website.
Grant Budget: Federal funds, approximately $1.5 million total
Who May Apply:The following are eligible to apply as a primary applicant: MPOs and RTPAs
The following are eligible to apply as a sub-applicant: MPOs/RTPAs; Transit Agencies; Universities and Community Colleges; Native American Tribal Governments; Cities and Counties ; Community-Based Organizations; Non-Profit Organizations (501.C.3); Other Public Entities
Local Match:20% minimum (in cash or an in-kind* contribution). The entire minimum 20% local match may be in the form of an eligible in-kind contribution. Staff time from the primary applicant counts as cash match
- Public Agency
Only Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Regional Transportation Planning Agencies may apply as primary grant recipients.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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