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Traffic Safety Projects Grants

Grants to Montana Organizations and Agencies
to Improve Road Safety and Reduce Traffic Accidents

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Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) - State Highway Traffic Safety Office

Deadline Date:

03/01/21 5:00 PM


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Grants to Montana organizations and agencies for projects that improve road safety and reduce traffic accidents. Funding is intended to support equipment purchases for law enforcement agencies, increased patrols, and educational programming for state residents. The purpose of funding is to reduce deaths, injuries, and property losses resulting from traffic crashes.

Some of these grants cover administration costs such as increased overtime patrols for law enforcement agencies and the cost to purchase new law enforcement equipment. Others cover the production and delivery of educational programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167860

Term of Contract:

Start of Federal Fiscal Year 2022: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to organizations, including law enforcement agencies in Montana for qualifying traffic safety projects.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted beginning January 1, 2021 for FFY 2022 (October 1, 2021 through
September 30, 2022) projects.

Project applications for ALL FFY 2022 NHTSA funded proposals must be submitted to
MDT-SHTSS by March 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

- Application submission deadline for FFY 2022 funding. March 1, 2021
- Application review and assessment. Funding and project recommendations made to the Governor’s Representative (GR) for Highway Traffic Safety. March 1 – April 30, 2021
- Preliminary contract negotiations. April 30 - May 29, 2021
- Draft Annual Highway Safety Plan (HSP) prepared by MDT staff and submitted to the GR for approval. May 1 - June 30, 2021
- Deadline for Annual Highway Safety Plan submission to NHTSA. July 1, 2021
- Deadline for NHTSA to notify state whether or not FFY 2022 Highway Safety Plan is approved. September 14, 2021
- Notification to applicants regarding funding approval or denial. August 2021
- All contracts must be executed between Grantees and MDT October 1, 2021

Occupant Protection Mini-Grants operate on a “reimbursement basis”. MDT will be paying you for the expenses incurred to conduct the activity after the fact.

More information about Traffic Safety Programs may be found here:

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Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan:

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Janet Kenny, State Highway Traffic Safety Supervisor

Erin Root, Transportation Planner, Occupant Protection
(406) 444-0809

Sheila Cozzie, Transportation Planner, Cultural Liaison
(406) 444-7301

Kevin Dusko, Transportation Planner, Impaired Driving
(406) 444-7411

Chad Newman, Transportation Planner, Law Enforcement Liaison
(406) 444-0856

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