FY2023 Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF)

PLEASE NOTE:  The deadline for the 2023 TTP Safety Fund has been extended to March 9, 2023 at 11:59pm Eastern Time. You may apply any time on or before the deadline.

To apply for the 2023 TTPSF, complete the following steps.  All forms and documents for this opportunity can be found on the TTPSF webpage.

  1. Review the TTPSF Notice of Funding Opportunity
  2. Fill out an application form
  3. Prepare a project narrative using the template found in the 2023 TTPSF application information and selection criteria guide.
    • Infrastructure Improvement category applications require a project narrative.
    • Data Assessment, Improvement, and Analysis category applications require a project narrative.
    • New or Updated Transportation Safety Plan category applications may include an optional project narrative.
    • Systemic Roadway Departure Coutermeasures category applications must include the risk assessment form and a project narrative is recommended.
  4. Use this online form to submit a completed application form, project narrative, and any additional supporting documentation.

You must complete this online form within 20 minutes or less to avoid risk of losing your work.   

Do not use Internet Explorer to complete this form as that internet browser may stop working when attempting to upload attachments. Modern internet browsers such as Chrome or Firefox will provide full functionality.

For questions about the TTP Safety Fund or this application process, please send an email to TTPSF@dot.gov

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Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund Application Upload
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Official Name of Tribe

Please enter the official name of the Tribal Government or consortium that is applying.

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Please provide contact information for the primary contact for this project.
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Confirmation Email

Enter the email address where you would like to receive a confirmation after this application has been submitted. 

Application, Project Narrative, & Supporting Documents

Please upload in this section the required application form, project narrative, and any other supporting documentation described in Step 6 of the application form.

If you are unable to use an electronic signature on the application form, please provide both an image of the signed signature page and the unsigned fillable PDF application as separate attachments.    

Required Supporting documentation:

  • Project narrative (or other required project documentation)
  • Letter of acknowledgement from facility owner (for infrastructure projects on facilities not owned by BIA or a Tribe)
  • Itemized budget (May be included in project narrative)

Optional supporting documentation includes photos, maps, data, inventory data sheets, and other documentation which supports the application.  Please ensure these additional documents are referenced and summarized in the project narrative.

Here you may upload a maxium of 15 files, no larger than 25 MB each.  If you have difficulty or would like to submit additional supporting documentation, please send an email with the files attached to TTPSF@dot.gov.  Please ensure that all corespondence references application ID: TTPSF-23-11453

Information about writing a project narrative and the required attachments is available in the Notice of Funding Opportunity and application information documents found on the TTPSF webpage, https://highways.dot.gov/federal-lands/programs-tribal/safety/funds.
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