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Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant

Grants to California Government Agencies to Improve
Road Safety and Reduce Traffic Fatalities

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California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)

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Grants to California local and state government agencies, including fire, police, and public health departments and judicial agencies, to improve roadway safety and prevent injuries and fatalities resulting from traffic incidents. Please note that while nonprofits may not apply directly, they may provide services to eligible government agencies as a contractor.

Priority program areas:
-Alcohol Impaired Driving
-Distracted Driving
-Drug-Impaired Driving
-Emergency Medical Services (crash-related)
-Motorcycle Safety
-Occupant Protection
-Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
-Police Traffic Services
-Public Relations, Advertising, and Marketing Program
-Roadway Safety and Traffic Records

For more information on each of the program areas, click on the highlighted title here:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168076

Term of Contract:

Grants will be implemented in October.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Government Entities:
- County, State & Local Government
- Law Enforcement Agencies
- Public Health Departments
- Fire Departments
- Judicial Agencies

Nonprofit and community benefit organizatoins must have a host agency.

Pre-Application Information:

FFY 2020 applications are available on December 3, 2018. All applications are due Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

Grant Funding Cycle:

- Jan 30: Applications due
- February-April: Application review
- May: New grants announced
- June-August: Grants developed
- October: Grants implemented

Contact Information:

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

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If you have questions about the GPM or recommendations for correction/revision, please contact your OTS Coordinator.

Office of Traffic Safety
2208 Kausen Drive, Suite 300
Elk Grove, CA 95758

(916) 509-3030

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California