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Funding Opportunities

Notice of Funding Opportunity: INFRA

By Aimee Andres | January 22, 2020 |

The Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity for fiscal year 2020 funding for Infrastructure For Rebuilding America program (INFRA), formerly named the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program (NSFHP). The INFRA program provides Federal financial assistance to highway and freight projects of…

Funding Opportunity: INFRA

By Aimee Andres | January 15, 2020 |

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Availability of More Than $900 Million for Infrastructure Investments Across America U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the latest round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program, which is making available more than $900 million for American infrastructure investments. The…

Federal Register: Notice of Funding Opportunity – Small Shipyards

By Aimee Andres | January 11, 2020 |

Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadlines Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice of deadlines for Small Shipyard Grant Applications. Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, $19,600,000 is currently available for grants to: Make capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality…

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing

By Aimee Andres | December 13, 2019 |

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Letters of Interest for the RRIF Express Pilot Program Under the Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing Program The Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity. The notice establishes a pilot Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (“RRIF”) Express Program (“RRIF…

EPA: Clean Diesel National Grants, Request for Applications

By Aimee Andres | December 11, 2019 |

EPA anticipates awarding approximately $44 million in competitive grant funding under the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) National Grants Program. The program is soliciting applications nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions and exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated by the Administrator as poor air quality areas. There will be three informational webinars, the first of which…

Federal Funding Handbook: Infrastructure, Resilience and Security

By Aimee Andres | November 22, 2019 |

The U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) has released the 4th Edition (November 2019) Federal Funding Handbook for Marine Transportation System Infrastructure. You can access the full handbook here. A quick snapshot of the table of contents, reveals the following funding programs of interest to inland ports and terminals (just to name a…

Dear Congress: We Matter Too

By Aimee Andres | November 19, 2019 |

Dear Congress, A few words from the inland ports and terminals, and the smaller coastal ports, all of whom serve the 12,000 miles of navigable waterways of the United States. First, let us say that we are indeed grateful for all that you have done and continue to do to support our nation’s inland and…

FRA: Notice of Funding Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | October 22, 2019 |

FRA: Notice of Funding Opportunity for Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grant Program This notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grant Program. Funding for this program totaling $150,000 is provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019. The opportunities described in this notice are available…

EDA: Notice of Funding Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | October 22, 2019 |

October 21, 2019: Economic Development Administration EDA Publishes FY 2020 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs Notice of Funding Opportunity The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) published the FY 2020 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs Notice of Funding Opportunity (PWEAA NOFO). Under this NOFO (formerly known as the Economic Development Assistance Program NOFO),…

EDA.Gov: Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | August 17, 2019 |

August 13, 2017: EDA.Gov (full link below) U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Availability of $587 Million to Aid Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019) Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) making $587 million available…