FY16 Amtrak Operating Grant


Pursuant to the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law No. 114-53), the Federal Railroad Administration is to make available to Amtrak $49,071,339 to cover Operating expenses until December 11, 2015 or the date of enactment of the applicable full year appropriations act for FY16. In order to receive these funds, Amtrak must complete the grant application and submit the following items electronically: Application for Federal Assistance SF-424; SF-424B Assurances for Non-Construction Projects; and signed copies of the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration Assurances and Certification forms (http://www.fra.dot.gov/downloads/admin/assurancesandcertifications.pdf); Schedule V-b Summary of FRA Defined Train Contribution; and Schedule V-a Summary Performance Report through December 11, 2015.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 12/06/2015 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Transportation
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Only the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) is eligible to apply for this grant.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
No Explanation
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
GrantSolutions Help Desk
Phone Number: 1.866.577.0771 or 202.401.5282
Hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $49,071,339.00


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