*NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS* Sacramento Area Active Transportation Program (ATP) – Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, tribes, MPOs, transit agencies, school districts, nonprofits (recreational trails only) located in Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties. Applications must have been submitted through the statewide program to be considered for this Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) program.

What it Funds

Sidewalks, bike lanes, trails, Safe Routes to School programs, and plans for walking and bicycling.

When to Apply

The application deadline is typically concurrent with the Statewide Active Transportation Program deadline, which occurs every two years. Applications are currently being accepted with a deadline of December 3, 2020.

Available Funds

$11.77 million (2020).

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Low to Medium

Competitiveness

7 out of 22 proposals funded (2019).

Community Design Funding Program – Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, air districts, transit districts, and other local government agencies within Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties.

What it Funds

Projects that include or will eventually result in the construction of community placemaking projects, and must aim to implement SACOG’s Blueprint Principles, which include compact development, mixed of land uses, transportation options, quality design, using existing assets, housing options, and preserving natural resources.

When to Apply

Call for proposals typically announced every other year. The next call for projects likely in 2020.

Available Funds

$18.488 Million (2018). Grant awards range from $100,000 to $5 Million.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium

Competitiveness

9 out of 14 competitive proposals funded. An additional 10 non-competitive proposals funded (Round 8, 2018)

Green Region Program – Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Who is Eligible

Projects must qualify for federal and state funding, specifically Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds.

What it Funds

Electric vehicle (EV) public charging programs, regional EV car share/rental programs, programs which evaluate EVs in transportation network company (TNC) fleets/rideshare services, incentives for EV shuttles in public fleets, EV microtransit service, zero-emission buses and required fueling infrastructure, and mobility hubs in disadvantaged communities.

When to Apply

As funding is available.The most recent application period closed in August 2018.

Available Funds

$11.76 Million (2018).

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply


Low to Medium

Competitiveness

4 out of 12 proposals funded (2018).

Regional Funding Program – Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Who is Eligible

Projects located in Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba counties and listed in the 2016 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (MTP/SCS).

What it Funds

Projects that result in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) reductions, increase multi-modal transportation options, provide long-term economic benefits with consideration to both urban and rural economies, improve goods movement, significantly improve safety and security, and provide benefits that maintain and improve the existing transportation system.

When to Apply

The most recent funding cycle closed in July 2018. It is anticipated that the next call for applications will be in 2020.

Available Funds

Approximately $92.5 Million (2018).

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

7 out of 25 proposal funded (2019).

Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Traditional Grant Program – Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Who is Eligible

Local governments and special districts, nonprofits, community colleges, colleges, universities, and K-12 public education institutions.

What it Funds

Small non-infrastructure projects, programs, or events to reduce single occupancy vehicle trips and miles traveled by encouraging people to walk, bicycle, ride transit, carpool, vanpool and/or telework.

When to Apply

The most recent funding cycle closed in July 2018.

Available Funds

$250,000 (2018). Grants range from $20,000 to $100,000 per project.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness
To be determined
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