National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program

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National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program: Section 3045 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: a Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) established a National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program (NFCBTDP). The NFCBTDP's goal is to facilitate the development of commercially viable fuel cell bus technology and related infrastructure. Up to three geographically diverse non-profit organizations and recipients (i.e. transit agencies) will be competitively selected under the program. Prospective applicants are requested to submit white papers as outlined in the announcement.
Federal Grant Title: National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program
Federal Agency Name: DOT Federal Transit Administration
Grant Categories: Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOT-FTA-TRI-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 20.514
CFDA Descriptions: Transit Planning and Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: May 10, 2006
Posted Date: Apr 13, 2006
Creation Date: Mar 01, 2007
Archive Date: Mar 02, 2007
Total Program Funding: $49,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments Private institutions of higher education Individuals Small businesses Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Independent school districts Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities For profit organizations other than small businesses City or township governments Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education County governments Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" Special district governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Awards will be made to regional organizations or consortiums led by nonprofit organizations or recipients (i.e., transit agencies eligible to receive FTA financial assistance.)
Link to Full Grant Announcement
FTA Fuel Cell Bus Program Announcement
http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/Fuel_Cell_Solicitation_Guidelines_Final.DOC
Grant Announcement Contact
Shang Hsiung
Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation
phone: 202-366-0241 shang.hsiung@dot.gov Shang Hsiung
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