Step 1 - Register to use the system
All applicants and their collaborators must register prior to accessing the new online application. Once you register, staff will review and prepare your account within 2 business days. Please note that consultants who work on behalf of an applicant must register to get their accounts set up and then be approved by the applicant. Applicants must request access by 5 PM on November 17, 2014.
Step 2 - Generate maps
A set of maps must be generated for each project application PRIOR to applying. Complete this step before beginning the application process (Step 3). Applicants will need to attach the maps they create to the application.
Step 3 - Log in to the online application
The online application process was designed to streamline and simply the task. The Regional Solicitation Grants management site gives applicants significantly more feedback on the status of grants as they are completed. Please note that there are two significant deadlines. First, All applicants must be registered by November 17, 2014. Second, all applications must be completed and submitted by December 1, 2014.
Regional Solicitation Applications are Due at 5:00 PM on December 1st 2014
Register for Training
All applicants (and their consultants) should attend a training session prior to submitting an application. The two-hour training session will cover use of the online application and mapping software. The training will be conducted in Room LLC at the Council office at 390 Robert St., Saint Paul. Space is limited, so select a date and time below, and contact Elaine Koutsoukos to reserve your seat.
Friday, Oct. 17 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 10 a.m.to Noon, or 1- 3 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 10 a.m.to Noon, or 1- 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 10 a.m.to Noon, or 1- 3 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Sample Regional Solicitation Applications (MS Word)
Blank sample applications are available in MS Word to assist users in preparing their application PRIOR to accessing the online system. These files are provided as reference ONLY! All applications must be submitted using the online application software. Each consists of the basic information and a set of specific details. Applicants should download the "Basic Info" MS Word file as well as all MS Word files for the grants they may be considering. Please note that the Travel Demand Management sample application is not available at this time. The TDM grant application will be released in the spring of 2015.