Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Community Transit Grant Program

Apr 23, 2019

The MassDOT Transit Unit has announced that the FY2020 Community Transit Grant Program Application Cycle is scheduled to open in May 2019.

The Community Transit Grant Program is MassDOT’s annual competitive grant program to distribute Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310: Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities funds, and State Mobility Assistance Program funds. A schedule of this year’s application training sessions is attached to this email, along with a general overview of the 5310/MAP funding programs.

The application trainings for this year’s grant cycle will be mandatory for all new applicants. Previous CTGP awardees are also welcome to attend.  There will be five trainings across the state this year, to be held between May 13th and May 24th.. MassDOT is asking all participants to RSVP by Friday, May 10th. RSVPs should be sent to MassDOT Asset Management Coordinator Tatyana Sisk at

This year’s application period is scheduled to open on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 and close at 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019. The application will be submitted in the MassDOT Transit Unit’s online grants management system, GrantsPlus+. Applicants are encouraged to leave ample time to submit their applications prior to the deadline. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

More information is available in the Grant Program Summary Sheet and SFY20 CTGP Application Training Announcement.


Please reach out to us if you have any questions about this grant program or the application trainings.