How to Apply for the Thriving Communities Program
Two Opportunities for Potential Applicants
For fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding, the Thriving Communities Program (TCP) offered two separate response opportunities for potential applicants: a Letter of Interest, due on December 6, 2022, and a Notice of Funding Opportunity, due on November 29, 2022. Both opportunities are now closed
- A Call for Letters of Interest (LOI): For eligible applicants to receive technical assistance, planning, or capacity building services. There is no cost requirement to participate, and DOT will prioritize helping the most under-resourced disadvantaged communities.
- A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): For eligible applicants to provide technical assistance, planning, or capacity building services to help disadvantaged communities.
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View the table below to understand more about the FY22 opportunities:
|Opportunity||#1: Call for Letters of Interest (LOI)||#2: Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)|
Technical assistance, planning, or capacity building services provided to eligible applicants.
|Funding for eligible applicants to provide technical assistance, planning, or capacity building services to selected TCP communities.|
Eligible applicants are:
TCP will prioritize support to disadvantaged communities and others that face capacity challenges.
Eligible lead applicants are:
Priority is given to applicants that demonstrate experience working with state, local, or Tribal governments, United States territories, or other political subdivisions of state or local governments.
Over a two-year period (calendar years 2023-2025), TCP recipient communities will have access to:
DOT's selected capacity builders will provide a spectrum of support to recipient communities that includes:
|How to Apply||
Submit a Letter of Interest through USDOT’s fillable web-based form.
Interested applicants can prepare for online submission by utilizing the Letter of Interest Worksheet.
|Apply to the Notice of Funding Opportunity through Grants.gov.|
|Application Deadline||11:59 p.m. (EST) December 6, 2022||11:59 p.m. (EST) November 29, 2022|
|Link to Full Program Requirements||Call for Letters of Interest for the Thriving Communities Program (FY 2022)||Notice of Funding Opportunity for the FY 2022 Thriving Communities Program|