Rural County Transportation Program (RCTP) Grants
Rural County Transportation Programs (RCTP) are county-funded grant programs that provide funding to small cities to help implement non-federal aid transportation projects. Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, and Clinton counties have created RCTP programs. The counties distribute RCTP funds to cities through a competitive application process. The counties have agreements with RPA 8 staff to administer the program and help cities with writing applications
The Fiscal Year 2024 application window is now open. The deadline to complete the Online Questionnaire and submit the authorization to apply resolution, the project planning resolution, the cost estimate, and the photos is 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2023.
Program GuidelinesEach county has established its own program guidelines. The program guidelines set the rules for the application process, project raking, and how funds awarded. The guidelines also set the application timelines and identify which cities are eligible to apply. Guideline documents are provided below.
Use the form below to apply for RCTP grants and submit supporting documents and applications.
Click here to go to the Online Questionnaire
The documents provided below include sample forms that are used in the application process.
Materials from the January 24, 2023 RCTP training.