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Accessible Transportation Community Initiative Grants

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Easterseals Project Action Consulting (ESPA Consulting) is pleased to offer grants to increase and improve independent mobility for people with disabilities and older adults through the development of transportation coalitions to ten communities in the following states:

  • Alaska
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Communities will be selected through a competitive application process, and each will be awarded up to $25,000 for the initial phase of the project and up to an additional $75,000 once an action plan has been completed and approved.  The projects are expected to form a 3 – 5 person team representing various organizations.  Rural regional transportation planning organizations, councils of governments, or metropolitan planning organizations are among the potential coalition members, along with transportation providers, customers, and other stakeholders.  Applications are due January 15, 2017.

Learn more about the application process here.  For questions regarding the application process, contact ESPA Consulting’s Kristi McLaughlin at ESPAConsulting @

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