Transportation Collaboration Grant

Grant Competition

The purpose of this request for applications (RFA) is to solicit proposals from eligible public school districts to obtain a Transportation Collaboration Grant. A public school district that applies for this grant can be awarded up to $10,000 for efforts that lead to shared resource management, routing consolidations, or other activities to reduce transportation costs. The applicant that applies is eligible for funding. Partners in the collaboration will not receive funds.

 Funding Details FY2023
Up to $10,000 is available to each awardee with a total of $450,000 available for fiscal year 2023.  The districts that applied for FY2022 collaboration grant and approved by the department are eligible to apply for the collaboration grant renewal. 

Grantees will be allocated for allowable expenditures based on submitted proposals, plans and corresponding budgets. Expenditures must be incurred by June 30, 2023. If awarded funds are not used by Sept. 30, 2023, the Department reserves the right to request that subgrantees forfeit the balance of awarded funds

The application window opens in the Department's e-grant system, the Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP), on Sept. 1, 2022, and closes on Sept. 30, 2022, at 4:59 p.m. Grantees will be notified of awards in October 2022.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
 
Per Ohio Revised Code Section 3317.072 a city, local or exempted school district may apply for a Transportation Collaboration Grant funding. Educational Service Centers may be partners in a collaboration agreement. However, Educational Service Centers are not eligible to receive grant funding allocation(s).

Authorizing legislation can be found here.

FY23 Transportation Collaboration Grant
Funding Details - FY2022
Up to $10,000 is available to each awardee with a total of $250,000 available for fiscal year 2022.
 
This is a competitive grant made available by the 134th General Assembly under the passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 110. Grantees will be allocated for allowable expenditures based on submitted proposals, plans and corresponding budgets. Expenditures must be incurred by June 30, 2022. If awarded funds are not used by Sept. 30, 2022, the Department reserves the right to request that subgrantees forfeit the balance of awarded funds.
  
The application window opens in the Department's e-grant system, the Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP), on Feb. 28, 2022, and closes on March 25, 2022, at 4:59 p.m. Grantees will be notified of awards in April 2022.
 
The Department will provide timely information and assistance to eligible applicants who intend to respond to this RFA. Applicants may send questions regarding the application and process to the subgrant email inbox at schoolbus@education.ohio.gov  during the application period.
 
Authorizing legislation can be found here.
 
Details about the Transportation Collaboration Grant

Last Modified: 7/27/2022 9:16:13 AM