The New York State Department of Transportation is offering grants to provide assistance to organizations which meet the transportation needs of elderly and disabled individuals. Funded through the Federal Transit Administration, the grant program provides 80 percent of a vehicle cost purchase for accepted applicants.
In order to qualify for this grant you must be a not-for-profit organization, which serves the transportation needs of the disabled or elderly, or a public entity that is approved by New York State to coordinate services for the elderly or disabled. For more information, contact the New York State Department of Transportationís Public Transportation Bureau at (518) 457-8335. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2008.