US Department of Transportation - Office of Aviation Analysis
07/15/19 4:00 PM EDT
Grants to USA small communities to address limited air service or high air fare at local airports. Funding is intended to enhance air travel services in currently underserved regions. Funding may be awarded to communities seeking to provide assistance to:
- A U.S. air carrier to subsidize service to and from an underserved airport for a period not to exceed 3 years;
- An underserved airport to obtain service to and from the underserved airport; and/or
- An underserved airport to implement such other measures as the Secretary, in consultation with such airport, considers appropriate to improve air service both in terms of the cost of such service to consumers and the availability of such service, including improving air service through marketing and promotion of air service and enhanced utilization of airport facilities.
Priority and Secondary Selection Criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 145334
In past years, the Department’s individual grant sizes have ranged from $20,000 to nearly $1.6 million.
Subsidies to US air carriers may not exceed a period of three years.
In the Department’s experience, reasonable timetables for use of grant funds generally include two years to complete studies, three years for marketing and promotion (including advertising and public relations) of the airport, community, carrier, or destination, and four years for projects that target a revenue guarantee, subsidy, or other financial incentives.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
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