New Freedoms Application Request

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MVRPC is re-open requests for applications for unallocated FFY2007 money for FTA New Freedoms program.

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New Freedoms Application Request

  1. 1. New Freedom Application for Funding FY2007 Funding Cycle January 13, 2009 Bob Steinbach
  2. 2. What is New Freedom? <ul><li>Targets individuals with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Grants for transportation enhancements beyond requirements of the ADA </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: connect people with disabilities to the community and employment </li></ul><ul><li>Must be new service (not operational on or before August 10, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Uncommitted Funds Federal Fiscal Year 07 = $ 73846 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Competitive Selection Process <ul><li>Application Due Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 4:00 PM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If mailed, postmarked no later than Monday, March 2, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project meets an identified need from the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan http://docs.mvrpc.org/hstc/FinalRegionalActionPlan.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Score based on data in Project Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination among agencies will be a major consideration </li></ul>
  4. 4. Potential Applicants Should: <ul><li>Read the New Freedom fact sheets available at: http:// www.mvrpc.org/hstc/jarcNewFreedom.php </li></ul><ul><li>Review the locally developed Coordination Plan http://docs.mvrpc.org/hstc/FinalRegionalActionPlan.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Identify source of non-DOT match (20% for Capital projects, 50% for Operational Projects) </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with FTA Certifications and Assurances; sample available at: http:// docs.mvrpc.org/hstc/certifications.pdf </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tips for Successful Applications <ul><li>Look for partners: these programs reward coordination/collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Become active in your county’s Coordination Council </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the specific page number(s) in the Coordination Plan that best justify your project </li></ul><ul><li>Do not propose projects that duplicate existing service; look for a unique unmet need </li></ul>
  6. 6. Application Form Page 8
  7. 7. Application Form Page 8
  8. 8. Application Form – Mandatory Criteria Page 8
  9. 9. Application – Project Narrative Page 9
  10. 10. Application – Project Narrative Page 9
  11. 11. Application – Project Narrative Page 9
  12. 12. Application – Project Narrative Page 9
  13. 13. Application – Project Narrative Page 10
  14. 14. Application – Project Narrative Page 10
  15. 15. Application – Project Narrative Page 10
  16. 16. Application - Budget Page 11
  17. 17. Application Checklist & Attachments Page 7
  18. 18. Application – Due In to MVRPC <ul><li>This Application Is Due In MVRPC Office: Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 4:00 PM . If mailed, applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, March 2, 2009 . </li></ul><ul><li>The application, narrative and required attachments should be submitted as one unbound copy - mailed or hand delivered to: </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Steinbach </li></ul><ul><li>Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission </li></ul><ul><li>One Dayton Centre, Suite 260 </li></ul><ul><li>1 South Main Street </li></ul><ul><li>Dayton, OH 45402 </li></ul><ul><li>Please do not submit brochures or other materials about </li></ul><ul><li>your agency that have not been requested. </li></ul>Page 7
  19. 19. For more information: Bob Steinbach 937-531-6531 [email_address]

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