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Consolidated Grants Program Guidebook

Updated: July 30, 2015

Guide (pdf 717 kb)
This document combines the introduction and chapters 1-4. For individual chapters, please click on the links below.

  • Introduction (pdf 114 kb)
    Contents list and overview, funding programs covered, other resources, contacts
  • Chapter 1: All Projects (pdf 455 kb)
    Grants contracts, coordination and community outreach, civil rights, employee conduct, Americans with Disabilities Act, sensitive information, comment/complaint process, labor laws, asset management, safety and security, emergency management, passenger conduct, FTA guidelines, ethics, non-discrimination, equal opportunity employment, disadvantaged business enterprises, charter requirements, school bus provisions, drug and alcohol testing, project compliance and reporting, site visits
  • Chapter 2: Operating and Program Development Projects (pdf 232 kb)
    Eligible services and expenses, matching funds, reserve accounts, operating deficit, project records, reimbursement requests
  • Chapter 3: Capital Vehicle and Equipment Projects (pdf 401 kb)
    Eligible uses, local match, making progress, procurement processes, procurement records, managing vehicles and equipment, change of use, reimbursement requests
  • Chapter 4: Capital Construction Projects (pdf 232 kb)
    Project requirements, contract methods and delivery strategies, conducting procurement requirements, procurement records, reimbursement requests, local funds and match requirements, DBE requirements, facility management
  • Appendix A (pdf 136 kb)
    Reimbursement Request Form
  • Appendix B (pdf 136 kb)
    Statistical Quarterly Report Form and Instructions
  • Appendix C (pdf 304 kb)
    Narrative Quarterly Report Forms
  • Appendix D (pdf 194 kb)
    Capital and Vehicle Reimbursement Request Form
  • Appendix E (pdf 83 kb)
    Procurement Documents
  • Appendix F (pdf 376 kb)
    Abbreviations and Definitions
  • Appendix G (pdf 285 kb)
    References and Links
    Office of Management and Budget circulars and contract cost principles, the Common Rule, ADA and public accommodations, Title VI, equal employment opportunity, charter service and school bus operations, Fair Labor Standards Act, FTA purchasing guidelines, other state laws, capital construction, 533(b) labor protection, drug and alcohol references
  • Appendix H (pdf 110 kb)
    Capital Construction Reimbursement Request Form

Questions about the manual? Contact your assigned project manager or Shamus Misek at 360-705-7346.