• Federal Grants

  • AAMVA routinely tracks federal grant opportunities that are made available to our state-based membership. Please note the following grant opportunities listed in chronological order that are currently available to our member jurisdictions. While AAMVA works to maintain a repository of grants of specific interest to its membership, an exhaustive listing of all grant opportunities may be conducted through searching the federal government’s grant portal at grants.gov.  


    2017 Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grant Program


    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 CMVOST grant program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to solicit applications from organizations that provide CMV operator training, including accredited public or private colleges, universities, vocational-technical schools, post-secondary educational institutions, truck driver training schools, associations, and State and local governments, including Federally-recognized Native American Tribal governments that support CMVOST activities.The CMVOST grant is a nationwide Federal financial assistance program intended to reduce the severity and number of crashes on U.S. roads involving CMV by training operators and future operators in the safe use of such vehicles.

    Deadline: June 23, 2017

    Surface Transportation System Funding Alternative


    The purpose of the STSFA program is to provide grants to States to demonstrate user-based alternative revenue mechanisms that utilize a user fee structure to maintain the long-term solvency of the Federal Highway Trust Fund. The FAST Act provides that $15 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 and $20 million annually from FY 2017 through FY 2020 will be made available from the Highway Research and Development Program for grants for STSFA demonstration projects. 

    Deadline: June 12, 2017