Call For Applicants: Governor’s Highway Safety Program Funding Available
The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety
Program will soon be accepting grant applications to fund programs aimed at preventing traffic deaths and injuries on North
Applications will be accepted starting Jan. 1, 2021, and application
submissions must be made no later than 5 p.m. on Jan. 31.
Grants are open to non-profit
organizations, local and state law enforcement, hospitals, state agencies and other groups proposing data-driven projects
that advance traffic safety.
Grants awarded will be for the 2022 federal fiscal year,
which begins Oct.1, 2021.
In previous years over 100 grants between $20,000 and $1 million
have been awarded for projects which focus on:
reducing impaired driving;
seat belt use;
reducing speed-related fatalities;
promoting pedestrian and bicycle safety;
promoting child passenger safety seats; and
other related initiatives.
A list of GHSP’S FY 2020 grants is available online. Organizations interested in applying for a NCGHSP grant can learn
more about the application process online via the Connect NCDOT Website and by reviewing a grant orientation video. Interested
applicants may also call 919-814-3650 with questions.
The N.C. Governor’s Highway
Safety Program works to reduce the number of traffic crashes and fatalities in North Carolina through safe-driving initiatives
such as Click It or Ticket, Booze It & Lose It, BikeSafe NC, Watch For Me NC, Speed a Little. Lose a Lot, and North Carolina’s
Vision Zero initiative.
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