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Notice #: 05526930
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Notice for Ways to Work Federal Assistance Program

The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation is soliciting applications from private non-profit organizations that meet the eligible program requirement. However, public entities are eligible if there are no private non-profit organizations already providing or readily available to provide for the eligible program requirement.

The 109th Congress appropriated $247,500 for Ways To Work efforts in the region of Honolulu, Hawaii. The Ways To Work funds are to be authorized for use by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highways Administration, administered and managed by the Department.

These federal funds must be used for a program that provides for individual low-income vehicle loans, and coordinates with community-based programs that service or are linked to the region of Honolulu. These coordinated programs must assist individuals with vehicle loans to improve their quality of life. The said program shall be claled the Primary Program.

The programs must meet all applicable Federal, State and local requirements.

Applicant Organizations interested in receiving funding assistance for a proposed project are required to submit an Application with all required documents to the Department by the application deadline. Any late or incomplete Applications may be rejected from consideration.

The Department will review the Applications for completeness and consistency with the program requirements. An Evaluation and Selection Committee will review qualified applications and recommend for approval to the Director of Transportation the Applicant Organization for funding.

Applications must be received on February 8, 2007 by 4:30 p.m. at the following address:

Hawaii State Department of Transportation
Highways Division
869 Punchbowl Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813

Attention: Mr. Gerald Dang
Application for Ways to Work

If there are any questions, please contact Ken Tatsuguchi at telephone (808) 587-6336; fax (808) 587-1787; e-mail

Interested applicants organizations can also obtain information and forms from the HDOT website,

Interim Director of Transportation (SB05526930 1/17/07)