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Funding Opportunities

Maritime Administration: Marine Highway Grants

By Ada Perez | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Grants.gov: February 6, 2018 Maritime Administration: Marine Highway Grants This notice announces the availability of funding for Marine Highway grants, and establishes selection criteria and application requirements. Sponsors of designated Marine Highway Projects are eligible to apply for a Marine Highway Grant. On January 2, 2018, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) amended its America’s Marine Highway…

Rural Business Development Grants

By Ada Perez | January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Applications are currently being accepted for Rural Business Development Grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or…

America’s Marine Highways Program

By Ada Perez | January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

January 5, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) America’s Marine Highways Program On May 5, 2017, the President appropriated $5,000,000 to the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of the appropriation is to make grants to previously designated Marine Highway Projects that support the development…

Maritime Administration Develops Instructional Videos

By Ada Perez | December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Maritime Administration Develops Instructional Videos The grants team of Maritime Administration found that grant reimbursements were slowed by repetitive errors made by applicants. To address this, they developed three short instructional videos. It is hoped that these videos will serve to expedite reimbursements. While they are contacting existing grantees, and will ensure future awardees are…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service has filed a Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2018 Wood Innovations.

By Ada Perez | October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Notice issued October 18, 2017 Estimated total program funding: $7,000,000 Award ceiling: $250,000 Award floor: $10,000 Deadline to submit proposal: January 22, 2018 Synopsis of Funding Opportunity: The U.S. Forest Service requests proposals to substantially expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs on National…

TIGER and INFRA Benefit Cost Analysis Webinar – Sept. 27

By Ada Perez | September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

TIGER and INFRA Benefit Cost Analysis Webinar – Sept. 27 To provide technical assistance to a broad array of stakeholders, USDOT is hosting a series of webinars during the FY 2017 TIGER and FY 2017 and FY 2018 INFRA grant application processes. A webinar on Preparing a Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) for a TIGER or…

Grant Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Grant Opportunity: DOT TIGER 9 The Department of Transportation has officially issued a notice of grant opportunity for the 9th round of TIGER grants. The award ceiling is $25,000,000 and the award floor is $1,000,000. Closing date to submit a TIGER Grant application is October 16, 2017. Eligible applicants for INFRA grants are: a State…

DOT’s INFRA Grants

By Aimee Andres | August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Department of Transportation has officially issued a notice of grant opportunity for INFRA Grants. The award ceiling is $1,400,000,000 and the award floor is $5,000,000. Closing date to submit an INFRA Grant application is November 2, 2017. Eligible applicants for INFRA grants are: • a State or group of States; • a metropolitan planning…

Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Discretionary Grant Program

By Aimee Andres | July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is now soliciting applications for the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. Authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act’s Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program, INFRA grants will fund critical freight and highway projects across the country. The INFRA program will make approximately $1.5…

Notice of Grant Funding

By Aimee Andres | June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

FY 2017 Economic Development Assistance Programs Application submission and program requirements for EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Under this NOFA, EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants…