TCP provides technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support to teams of community partners that may lack the staffing or technical expertise to scope, fund, and develop infrastructure projects that advance broader community goals.
TCP will provide 2 years of deep-dive assistance and 3 years of facilitated peer learning support to selected communities to help them plan and develop a pipeline of comprehensive transportation, housing, and community revitalization activities.
There is no cost to receive this support. Interested applicants must identify community partners and together submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) via DOT webform by 4:59 p.m. (ET) November 15, 2023, to be considered for selection.
Thriving Communities National Program Capacity Builder Program
For the Thriving Communities National Capacity Builder Program (TCP-N), DOT is seeking applications from teams that want to provide technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support to communities across the country. • This is a teaming opportunity for non-profit organizations, philanthropic entities, and other partners, including academic institutions or private sector organizations, with demonstrated experience developing and providing technical assistance, planning, and capacity building to a range of communities located across multiple states and regions (including Tribal nations and U.S. territories). The TCP-N will support selected communities over a 3-year period, including 2 years of deep-dive technical assistance and a final year focused on program evaluation, reporting, and transition activities. • Selected applicants will receive $4-5 million over 3 years to provide targeted technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support and peer learning opportunities to a set of communities located across the country and selected by DOT. Support will be provided based on scopes of work designed with each individual community.
Thriving Communities Regional Pilot Program
For the Thriving Communities Regional Pilot Program (TCP-R), DOT is seeking applications from State, Tribal, or Regional organizations that want to provide technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support to communities within their state, Tribe, or region. • This opportunity is for state governments and their agencies; Indian Tribes; governmental planning, economic development, or transportation organizations working at the regional or metropolitan level; and regional, Tribal, or statewide planning non-profit organizations. • Selected applicants will receive $1-2 million over 3 years to provide technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support and peer learning opportunities to communities located within their own jurisdiction or service area and selected by the applicant.