Transit 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities - CVP
CSFA Number: 494-80-1291
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Identification
Partial GATA Exempt. Exempt if awardee is LPA.
Agency Contact
Zoe Keller
Short Description
Provides federal capital funding to replace and purchase ADA accessible paratransit vehicles. IDOT administers apportionments for funding of projects in large urbanized, small urbanized, and rural areas through the Consolidated Vehicle Procurement (CVP) program.
Federal Authorization
FAST Act // 49 USC Section 5310
Illinois Statue Authorization
Illinois Administrative Rules Authorization
IDOT purchases ADA paratransit vehicles through this CSFA on behalf of private non-profit agencies and certified public providers, for the provision of specialized transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Prime Recipient
UGA Program Terms
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must be registered non-profit organizations serving seniors and/or individuals with disabilities in the State of Illinois.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Subject / Service Area
Human Services
Credentials / Documentation
Opinion of Counsel and Board Resolution must be submitted with the application.
Preapplication Coordination
Application Procedures
Fillable PDF available through Black Cat grant management system ( Opinion of Counsel, Board Resolution, FTA Certifications & Assurances, letter of endorsement from the local public transportation provider, and proof of public meeting for the application are required with submission.
Criteria Selecting Proposals
All project applications are evaluated through an annual competitive, performance-driven process taking into account current services provided, demonstrated demand/need for project equipment and recipient managerial and asset management capacity. Replacement vehicle requests - vehicle being replaced must meet mileage and/or age requirement, and cannot have been replaced already. Service expansion / new vehicle requests - adequate justification must be provided for the request.
Award Procedures
All vehicle requests are reviewed for eligibility based on the criteria above. Awards are made based on availability of funding, and when requests exceed available funding, efforts are made to distribute the funding evenly to applicants based on service area population and demographics. No payments are made to the Grantee; IDOT purchases the awarded vehicles on behalf of the Grantee. IDOT will issue a grant agreement to the Grantee prior to delivery of the awarded vehicle(s).
Not available at this time -- application has not been released.
Range of Approval or Disapproval Time
2-3 months
Formula Matching Requirements
No match is required from the Applicant.
Uses and Restrictions
Vehicles must be used in the provision of specialized transportation services for seniors and/or individuals with disabilities.
The Grantee must submit an Annual Certification of Project Equipment Use. The Grantee must also complete the Periodic Performance Reporting (PPR) Section of the BoBS 2832 annually at the close of the State fiscal year.
Grantee shall be subject to the audit requirements contained in the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 USC 7501-7507) and Subpart F of 2 CFR Part 200, and the audit rules and policies set forth by the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. See 30 ILCS 708/65(c); 44 Ill. Admin. Code 7000.90.
Records must be retained by the Grantee for the duration of each vehicle's useful life.
Account Identification
$6,980,372 (BY)
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Vehicles range from $50,000 to $105,000. Range and Average vary by application cycle.
Program Accomplishments
The CVP program provides vehicles to Grantees to maintain a safe, accessible fleet of vehicles serving the citizens of Illinois.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
FTA Circular 9070.1G
Regional or Local Assistance Location
Headquarters Office
Program Website
Example Projects
ADA paratransit vehicles (minivan, light duty, medium duty, supermedium duty) for non-profit organizations for the specialized transportation of seniors and/or individuals with disabilities.
Published Date
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $1,380,026
FY 2018 : $1,854,089
FY 2022 : $6,980,372
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
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