TO: Human Services and Transit Providers
FROM: Reginald Simmons, Deputy Executive Director / Transportation Director
DATE: March 15, 2017
SUBJECT: Section 5310 Call for Projects
The Central Midlands Council of Governments (CMCOG), as the designated recipient for the Large Urban Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program funds in the Columbia Metropolitan Region, is announcing a call for projects. Project proposals are now being accepted for funding consideration through the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. This Federal Transit Administration Program provides funding for transit related services that assist targeted population groups. This call for projects extends to any transit provider within the Census Designated Urbanized Area, which includes portions of Richland, Lexington Newberry, Fairfield, Calhoun, and Kershaw Counties. (See urbanized area map in the application package) The following organizations are eligible to submit a proposal:
Available funds expected are $403,384 for FFY 2015 & $414,518 for FFY 2016. This program requires a 50% matching requirement for operating costs and a 20% matching requirement for capital costs. The application package, as well as details concerning specific requirements and allowable activities can be found on our website at www.centralmidlands.org.
Letter of Intent Deadline (Part 1): April 3, 2017
Original Letter to CMCOG
Full Application Deadline (Part 2): April 19, 2017
This call for projects applies to Section 5310 applications for the metropolitan area only. For more information on the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program within the rural area, please contact Lavern Glover (737-0831), at the South Carolina Department of Transportation Office of Public Transit.
Please note to all transit providers within the CMCOG region, if you are not yet familiar with the Central Midlands Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan, please note that this plan is listed below.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Reginald Simmons at 803-744-5133 or send an email to [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in this matter.