Grants to Develop “Innovative” Highway Safety Programs

Posted: December 13, 2019

Deadline: February 21, 2020

Grantor: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS)

Additional Information
Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has been granted federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act to promote the development and implementation of innovative programs to address highway safety problems relating to alcohol/impaired driving, pedestrian and bicycle safety, motorcycle safety, occupant protection, and other highway safety programs. Proposed programs must be data-driven, based on proven countermeasures, and must address one or more of the following issues:
  • Motorcycle Safety Education Program
  • Occupant Protection Programs
  • Teen Traffic Safety Programs
  • Young Adult Traffic Safety Program
  • Traffic Records
  • Older Drivers and Passengers
  • Law Enforcement Programs
  • Administrative Judges and DUI Court Programs
  • Minority Highway Safety Programs
  • Pedestrian Safety Program
  • Bicycle Safety Programs
  • Evaluation and Survey Program
All proposals must include the following information:
  • Problem Identification
  • Program Assessment
  • Project Objectives, Activities and Evaluation
  • Milestone Chart
  • Media Plan
  • Resource Requirements
  • Self Sufficiency
  • Budget
  • Grant Terms and Conditions
  • Certifications and Signatures
Potential grantees/partners within the State of Georgia include, but are not limited to: local law enforcement agencies, county health departments, high schools (private and public), colleges and universities (private and public), citizen groups, civic organizations, churches and faith-based communities, county councils, mayors, EMS, county agencies, not-for-profit organizations (i.e. Safe Kids of Georgia, Madd, etc.).

Only those who attended one of two available GOHS Grant Application Training Workshops (on January 7 or January 9, 2020, as outlined in the RFP) are eligible to apply for a new FY2021 grant.

Program Contact
For questions about the GOHS grantee application process, contact Candace Hamilton-Lawless at or (404) 656-6996.

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