NoFO for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

By Aimee Andres | August 31, 2021 | Comments Off on NoFO for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice to detail the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, and related Trespass Prevention projects. Applications for funding under this solicitation are due no later than 5:00 p.m.…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI)

By Crystal Hutchinson | August 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI)

Through the DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration, this notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, and related Trespass Prevention projects. The opportunities described in this notice are made available under Assistance Listings Number 20.325, “Consolidated Rail Infrastructure…

Notice: Maritime Assistance Program (MAP); Ohio Public Port Authority Funding Program:

By Aimee Andres | August 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Notice: Maritime Assistance Program (MAP); Ohio Public Port Authority Funding Program:

The Ohio General Assembly allocated $11 million FY22 and $12 million FY23 for a total $23 Million for the Maritime Assistance Program (MAP). Eligibility requirements are the same as previous rounds of MAP (found here). With this notice, ODOT is notifying Public Port Authorities who meet the requirements of ORC 5501.91 and own an active…

Funding Opportunity in Missouri

By Aimee Andres | July 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Funding Opportunity in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program is currently accepting applications for the replacement or repowering of large diesel trucks (including emergency response vehicles), school buses, and other eligible diesel equipment using Volkswagen (VW) Trust funds. Other eligible projects can include: Transit/shuttle buses Locomotives Marine vessels Cargo handling equipment Airport ground support…

Rural Business-Cooperative Service Funding Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | June 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Rural Business-Cooperative Service Funding Opportunity

Federal Register (full link below) This notice announces that the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is accepting fiscal year (FY) 2021 applications for the Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) program. The program funding level for FY 2021 is a total of $10 million. The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to support job…

Federal Register: Funding Opportunity

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 27, 2021 |

IRPT Public Port Members in Rural Communities: Have you been in a situation where you were trying to attract a new lease tenant to your public port, but the potential tenant did not find the rural community to have the qualified workforce needed to call your port home? In cases as such, it can be…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects

By Aimee Andres | May 22, 2021 |

This notice announces the availability of funding for grants and establishes selection criteria and application requirements for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of this program is to make grants available to previously designated Marine Highway Projects that support the development and expansion of documented vessels or port and landside infrastructure. The U.S.…

Funding Opportunity: Missouri Department of Transportation

By Aimee Andres | May 3, 2021 |

One million dollars for the Freight Enhancement Program (FRE) was included in MoDOT’s FY22 budget (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022).  MoDOT is accepting FRE applications through 5:00 pm Central Time June 9, 2021. Project applications must be submitted electronically in Adobe .pdf format to MoFreight@modot.mo.gov. A few reminders about this program: In accordance…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

By Aimee Andres | April 16, 2021 |

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 appropriated $230 million for the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) to make grants to improve facilities within, or outside of and directly related to operations of or an intermodal connection to, coastal seaports, inland river ports, and Great Lakes ports. This notice announces the availability of funding for grants under…

RAISE Discretionary Grants

By Aimee Andres | April 14, 2021 |

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 discretionary grant funding through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grants. RAISE, formerly known as BUILD and TIGER, has awarded over $8.935 billion in grants to projects…

Full Catalog of Programs

The U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) publishes a Federal Funding Handbook for Marine Transportation System Infrastructure each year. The latest edition can be found here:

https://www.cmts.gov/downloads/Federal_Funding_Handbook_2019_FINAL.PDF

U.S. DOT Applicant Toolkit

The U.S. Department of Transportation offers an applicant toolkit for the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) Initiative at the U.S. Department of Transportation. It is the latest effort by the Department and the Trump Administration to improve rural access to federal grant funds. The Toolkit provides user-friendly information and resources to enhance rural applicants’ familiarity with the Department’s discretionary grant programs and the funding process.

https://www.transportation.gov/rural/toolkit