How to Apply for Funding The following graphic illustrates the funding application process. Hover over and/or click on an individual hotspot to learn more about each step. Funding Application Forms Due DatesThe following forms are needed to apply for funding. Letters of intent are due on October 30, 2017. Applications are due on January 18, 2018. Letter of Intent Form Application Form Notice of AwardsApplicants awarded assistance through the Transportation and Land Use Connection (TLC) program also provide a required financial and in-kind community contribution.