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INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 6, 2014) – IndyGo, a federal grant administrator for the State of Indiana, is hosting a “Call for Projects” meeting to discuss available Section 5310 federal funds for projects providing transportation to older individuals and those with disabilities.

Eligible recipients of Section 5310 funding include private, not-for-profit organizations and authorized units of local government in Marion County. To be considered, projects must be derived from the Indianapolis area Coordinated Transportation Plan which is available for download at www.IndyGo.net. Projects also require local matching funds of 20% for capital assistance or 50% for operating assistance of the total project cost.

Organizations seeking funding under Section 5310 must attend a mandatory Call for Projects meeting on Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. The open-forum meeting will allow for questions about the Section 5310 grant and application process. The meeting will be held in the IndyGo Board Room, located at 1501 W. Washington St., accessible via Route 8 and Open Door.

Also incorporated in this meeting will be compliance training on Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which addresses protections against discriminatory practices. All potential and current FTA grant sub-recipients are required to attend this training.

For further information on this grant opportunity, please contact Roscoe S. Brown Jr., Vice President of Business Development – Interim at 317¬.614¬.9318 or at RBrown@indygo.net.

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