The SCDOT has announced their annual call for rural Section 5310 projects for FY 2021-2022. These are transportation projects that are designed to enhance the mobility of seniors and individuals with disabilities. I’ve attached the SCDOT’s memo which has details on funding availability and instructions for applying. Only projects that fall outside of the region’s census designated urban area (map attached) may qualify for the funding. Note that applications are due no later than April 15, 2021.

SCDOT Press Release 1

Announcement of State Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) Program – Call for Rural and Small Urban Projects

 There is also funding available through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) for the Section 5310 program. These funds are available with no local match required, and are meant to support transportation agencies with payroll and operational needs in response to COVID 19. If you wish to apply, A Letter of Intent requesting funds is due to OPT, with a courtesy copy to the COG, by March 29, 2021. A memo detailing this funding opportunity is also attached.

SCDOT Press Release 2

Announcement of CRRSAA 2021 for the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310)

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BCD Rural Map