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VIOHS Announces RFP Submission Deadline for Federal Traffic Safety Grants

Proposals for fiscal year 2025 grant funds received through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – State and Community Highway Safety grants are being accepted through May 31, the V.I. Police Department and V.I. Office of Highway Safety announced.

Applications are being accepted from businesses, non-profit organizations, faith-based
organizations, and government agencies, to assist in implementing effective projects that
improve traffic safety by providing education and resources that shift risky traffic behaviors, reduce traffic crashes, and decrease crash injuries and fatalities, according to the press release.

NHTSA’s mission, as executed through the VIOHS, is “to save lives, prevent injuries, and
reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes through education, research, safety
standards, and enforcement activity.”

Proposed activities may address traffic safety behaviors in the following areas:

• Speeding
• Pedestrian Safety
• Bicycle Safety
• Motorcycle Safety
• Drugged/Drunk Driving
• Drowsy Driving
• Distracted Driving
• Seat Belt Compliance
• Child Passenger Safety

Proposals must include:

• NHTSA Sub-Recipient application (Application can be downloaded here.)
• A valid Unique Entity ID (UEI) number
• An active GVI vendor number, or
o V.I. business license
o Certificate of Incorporation
o Articles of Incorporation
o A current Certificate of Good Standing from the Lt. Governor’s Office.

Applications received after the May 31 deadline may not be considered for FY25, according to the release.

Inquiries and applications must be submitted via email to denise.gomes@vipd.vi.gov no later than 4:00 p.m., on Friday, May 31, it said.

 

 

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