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Grant Funding

The Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV) welcomes for-hire companies, drivers, and innovators whom are eligible to apply for grant programs designed to enhance the DC transportation experience for all DC residents, drivers, and visitors alike.  The Department of For-Hire Vehicles is offering grant funding to fulfill the regulatory responsibility to support the economic viability of the for-hire industry and to enhance customer choice. DFHV is subjected to regulatory requirements and amendments, the DFHV is authorized to provided grants to owners of licensed taxicabs legally operating and incorporated in the District for purposes outlined in D.C. Official Code § 50-301.20 (b) (1).  

Current Opportunities 

1) Notice of Grant Funding for DFHV’s FY22 Commercial Driver License (CDL) Training and Incentive Grant to Support SchoolConnect for Economic and Career Development of Taxi Drivers.  Applicants seeking to apply for the DFHV grant will need to create a profile within the ZoomGrants portal.  DFHV will only accept online submission through the ZoomGrants’ portal:  Apply on Zoomgrants.  The Request for Applications (RFA), Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), and the required Participation Agreement found within the RFA, Appendix IV, can be accessed here for the applicant’s review: CDL Training NOFA, CDL Training RFA, and Participation Agreement.  First application deadline for this grant is November 19, 2021; DFHV will keep this grant application open until further notice. Watch the recording of the Pre-Application Conference

2) Notice of Grant Funding for DFHV’s FY22 SchoolConnect Safe Passage Pilot program.  Applicants seeking to apply for the DFHV grant will need to create a profile within the ZoomGrants portal.  DFHV will only accept online submission through the ZoomGrants’ portal:  Apply on Zoomgrants.  The Request for Applications (RFA), Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), and the required eligibility criteria is located in sections C and D within the RFA, this can be accessed here for the applicant’s review: School Connect RFA and School Connect NOFA.  The deadline for submitting completed applications will be January 6, 2022; midnight, PT.  The Pre-Application Meeting is scheduled for December 8, 2021, 2 pm – 3 pm, see page 12 of the RFA for meeting access information.  DFHV will not be offering a rolling application deadline at this time.

 


Previous Grant Opportunities 

1) Notice of Grant Funding-FY21 Centralized Dispatch for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Taxis Under Transport DC - Applicants seeking to apply for a DFHV grant will need to create a profile in ZoomGrants, DFHV will only accept online submissions: Apply on ZoomGrants - Application Closed.

2) Notice of Grant Funding: FY21 My Rides Pilot Program - Applicants seeking to apply for a DFHV grant will need to create a profile in Zoomgrants, DFHV will only accept online submissions: Apply on Zoomgrants. The Request for Applications and Notice of Funding Availability can be accessed here:  My Rides NOFA and My Rides RFA - Application Closed.

3) Notice of Grant Funding: FY21 SchoolConnect - Applicants seeking to apply for a DFHV grant will need to create a profile in Zoomgrants, DFHV will only accept online submissions: Apply on Zoomgrants. The Request for Applications and Notice of Funding Availability can be accessed here - Application Closed

4) Notice of Grant Funding: FY21-22 DTS Driver Fee Supplemental Grant - Applicants seeking to apply for a DFHV grant will need to create a profile in Zoomgrants, DFHV will only accept online submissions: Apply on Zoomgrants. The Notice of Funding Availability can be accessed here -Application Closed.

  • NOFA and RFA for FY21-22 DTS Driver Fee Supplemental Grant

5) Notice of Grant Funding for FY22 DC Neighborhood Connect – Applicants seeking to apply for a DFHV grant will need to create a profile in Zoomgrants, DFHV will only accept online submissions: Apply on Zoomgrants. The Notice of Funding Availability can be accessed here -Application Closed.

  • NOFA and RFA for FY22 DC Neighborhood Connect

QUESTIONS?

Contact DFHV's Grants Team at [email protected]