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Grantee Resource Center

Welcome to the Grantee Resource Center for FTA Region 5. We periodically update and add resources to help provide the best information and materials to our grantees. If you have resources you’d like to see added that are not available on the regional or national sites, please contact us.


Save the Date: Region 5 Tribal Transit Grants Webinar

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region 5 Office will be conducting a webinar on Wednesday, June 7  between 10 a.m.–noon CST for grantees in the Tribal Transit ProgramThe webinar will provide a broad overview of Region 5’s FY 2017 Pre-Award Activities and schedule, including:

  • Prerequisites to receiving FTA funding
  • Process of grant making in TrAMS*
  • Grant structure
  • Grant content
  • Key deadlines
  • Questions and answers
* Please note that the webinar will not include a live demonstration of TrAMS, however, we are excited to share lessons learned, best practices and general guidelines with you.  

Registration is not required; click to join on June 7.     

Questions? Contact Vanessa Adams at 312-886-0309.

Pre-Award Grant Activities Webinar

FTA's Region 5 Office conducted a webinar, Overview of FY 2017 Pre-Award Grant Activities, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The webinar provided a broad overview of pre-award activities and schedules, including:

  • Prerequisites to receiving FTA funding
  • Grantmaking in TrAMS
  • Grant structure
  • Grant content
  • Deadlines
  • Questions and answers

View the webinar recording. (Please note: the voice recording for the webinar does not begin until the 12:30 mark.  We apologize for this glitch, but the discussion is captured by the Caption Pod until that point.)

See our webinar Questions and Answers summary or download documents referenced during the webinar:

Grant Making Guidance

  • Region 5 has produced a sample Grant Template that grantees may view while preparing grants for submittal in TrAMS. This is the format a grant takes when you select "view print application" in TrAMS.
  • Region 5 encourages grantees to view our Grant Making Guidance, which will assist grantees with important information when completing an application. 
Updated: Friday, May 19, 2017
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