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……...

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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……...

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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….…...

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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……...

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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……...

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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……...

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Funding Opportunity: Illinois DOT

By Crystal Hutchinson | April 13, 2021 |

SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced $110 million in funding from the bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital plan is available to improve public ports across the state of Illinois. The Department is seeking project proposals to improve public ports and help modernize and revitalize the state’s marine transportation……...

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Funding Availability for Port Infrastructure Development Program

By Aimee Andres | March 29, 2021 |

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) encouraging states and port authorities to apply for $230 million in discretionary grant funding for port and intermodal infrastructure-related projects through the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). “Our nation’s ports are a key part of our critical infrastructure. They……...

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Transportation Demonstration Program under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

By Dede Smith | March 11, 2021 |

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Pub. L. 116-260, December 27, 2020) appropriated $100 million to expand intermodal and multimodal freight and cargo transportation infrastructure, including airport development under Chapter 471 (airport development) of Title 49, United States Code. Projects funded under this program may augment existing intermodal and multimodal assets in close proximity with capital……...

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Fiscal Year 2021 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)

By Aimee Andres | February 25, 2021 |

The FY 2021 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) is one of four grant programs that constitute the DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) focus on transportation infrastructure security activities. These grant programs are part of a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by DHS to help strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against potential……...

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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