INDIANAPOLIS (March 20, 2017) – IndyGo is a designated recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding for the Section 5310 “Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals With Disabilities” grant program. The Section 5310 grant program offers federal funding to support capital projects (securing vehicles) that provide transportation to older individuals and those with disabilities. As the designated recipient, IndyGo will host a “Call for Projects” meeting to discuss the program and make applications available on April 18, 2017.
Eligible recipients of Section 5310 funding include private not-for-profit organizations and authorized units of local government within Indiana. To be considered, projects must be derived from the Indianapolis area Coordinated Transportation Plan. Projects also require local matching funds of 20% of the total project cost.
Organizations seeking funding under Section 5310 must attend a mandatory “Call for Projects” meeting on Tuesday, April 18 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The open-forum meeting will allow for questions about the Section 5310 grant and application process. The meeting will be held in the IndyGo Board Room, located at 1501 W. Washington St., accessible via Route 8 and Open Door. IndyGo anticipates approximately $501,723 in federal assistance for this program.