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Additional Grant Opportunities

Information on other grants across the United States.

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This page highlights recent grant and funding opportunities. We provide these links to help users find information on grants and funding across the United States.

If you have a grant program or funding opportunity you would like us to post, please contact Heather Edmonds. Please provide a brief description of the program, the total funding amount, the application deadline, grant website, and a direct contact for more information.


Current Opportunities


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Recently Closed Opportunities



Cambridge Systematics Equity-In-Action Grants

Cambridge Systematics is driven to improve society through objective leadership in transportation.  Cambridge Systematics will offer in-kind grants to partner with select nonprofit and grassroots community-based organizations to advance their equity goals by providing Equity-In-Action through access to our proprietary data and to our experts.

Application deadline:  July 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET


Community Mobility Design Challenge 2021

The National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM), supported by the Federal Transit Administration, is now accepting applications for its Community Mobility Design Challenge 2021 grant. These grants will support communities in creating innovative mobility solutions for community members who face transportation barriers in advancing their personal well-being. The applicant organization must be a non-profit or a government agency that is able to receive, or be a subrecipient of, federal funding.

Application deadline: July 12, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET


Community Care Corps

Community Care Corps, funded by the Administration for Community Living and administered by the Oasis Institute, has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers or directly assist older adults or adults with disabilities with non-medical care to maintain their independence. The RFP is now available to review and can be found at

Application deadline: July 9, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET


Funding Opportunity for Small Communities

Smart Growth America in partnership with T-Mobile is giving one small community a prize package worth $3 million through the Hometown Techover contest to develop and implement a plan to enrich that town’s development. In addition, T-Mobile will also be giving away $25 million to small communities (any place below 50,000 in population) over the next five years through hundreds of smaller (~$50k) Hometown Grants for all types of catalytic projects.  Local elected leaders, community leaders, city/county employees, or leaders from a local non-profit organization are eligible to apply for these grants (and you can encourage them to apply!)

Application deadline for Hometown Techover is May 7, 2021

Application deadline for Hometown Grants for catalytic projects is June 30, 2021


National RTAP Community Rides Grant

National RTAP announced a new Community Rides Grant Program, which offers current recipients and subrecipients of the Federal Transit Administration’s Formula Grants for Rural Areas (Section 5311) program the opportunity to apply for grants of up to $100,000 for projects that develop or strengthen transportation partnerships that improve social determinants of health in rural and tribal communities. The project duration is fifteen (15) months.

Application deadline: May 10, 2021


2021 AARP Community Challenge

The AARP Community Challenge provides small grants to fund quick-action projects that can help communities become more livable for people of all ages. Applications are accepted for projects to improve public spaces, housing, transportation, civic engagement, coronavirus recovery, diversity and inclusion, and more. The program is open to 501(C)(3), 501(C)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits, Government entities and other types of organizations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application deadline: April 14, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET


Quality of Life Grants Program

The Administration for Community Living’s National Paralysis Resource Center (managed by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation) announced a new funding opportunity focused on social isolation for organizations and agencies that serve people living with any type of paralysis. The Addressing Social Isolation Quality of Life grants will fund projects that address social isolation during COVID-19 with the goal of enhancing connectedness of people living with paralysis and their caregivers to their communities and preventing adverse health outcomes. Transportation is one of the potential services being funded by the  Quality of Life grants.

Application deadline: March 16, 2021 


Funding Opportunity to Support Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities

America Walks and the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) will award two $2,500 mini-grants to communities or groups which present specific, credible proposals for advancing inclusive planning in tribal communities.  The deadline for submitting mini-grant applications is Monday, February 1st, 2021 (end of the day).

Application deadline: February 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific


The Retirement Research Foundation Direct Service Grants

The Retirement Research Foundation awards direct service grants for community program projects, supportive services for older adults ages 65 and above, nursing home care, acute and long-term care, and opportunities for older adult employment and volunteerism. Eligible organizations include those in the states of Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

Visit the Retirement Research Foundation website to learn more and apply.

Letters of Inquiry deadline: December 1, 2020

Proposals due: February, 1 2021

Award date: May 2021