Notice of Funding Opportunity: PIDP Amended

On March 15, 2022, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (Pub. L. 117-103, “FY22 Appropriations Act”), which appropriated $234,310,000 to be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for PIDP for FY 2022. These funds are in addition to the funding ($450 million) provided for the FY 2022 PIDP grant program in…
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NOTICE of Funding Opportunity: Missouri Department of Transportation

NOTICE of Funding Opportunity: Missouri Department of Transportation MoDOT is accepting applications for the FY2023 Freight Enhancement (FRE) program through June 3, 2022.   The program is open to public, private and not-for-profit entities. In accordance with RSMo 226.225, Freight Enhancement funds must be used for transportation purposes other than roads. Freight Enhancement funds are…
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Amended Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects

Amended Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects 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…
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Notice of Funding Opportunity for Small Shipyard Grants

This notice announces the intention of the Maritime Administration to provide grants to small shipyards. Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, there is currently $19,600,000 available for grants for capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration. Potential applicants are…
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Arkansas Waterways Commission Grant Season 2022 is Open

ARKANSAS PORT, INTERMODAL, AND WATERWAY DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2022 Arkansas Port, Intermodal, and Waterway Development Grant Program benefits the public ports by reinvesting the ad valorem tax paid by industries on the value of the barges utilizing Arkansas’ navigable waterways. Applications are now available for Calendar Year 2022 from…
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FACT SHEET:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Additional Infrastructure Funding for Ports and Waterways

FACT SHEET:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Additional Infrastructure Funding for Ports and Waterways March 29, 2022 | Whitehouse.gov (full link below) The Biden-Harris Administration is announcing that it will invest more than $2.7 billion in funding to [300] Army Corps projects through the country focused on strengthening ports and waterways. The announcement follows the Biden Administration…
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Important Changes that will Affect EDA Applicants on April 1, 2022

Important Changes that Affect EDA Applicants on April 1 March 23, 2022 EDA would like to provide two application process updates to all potential applicants: Transition to UEI As a reminder, all applicant organizations need an identifier for federal awards processes. On April 4, 2022, that identifier is changing from the DUNS number to the Unique…
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Three Notices of Funding Opportunities (in one NOFO)

Three Notices of Funding Opportunities (in one NOFO-link below)   The National Infrastructure Project Assistance (MEGA) program was created in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to fund major projects that are too large or complex for traditional funding programs. The program will provide grants on a competitive basis to support multijurisdictional or regional projects of significance…
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James Kearns, IRPT Secretary/Treasurer, Jones Walker: Infrastructure Funding Opportunities for Small Ports

Infrastructure Funding Opportunities for Small Ports March 7, 2022 | MarineLink | James Kearns, Contributor In the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, Congress amended the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) administered by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to reserve to smaller ports 18% of the amounts appropriated…
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Notice of Funding Opportunity – Port Infrastructure Development Program

Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) – Notice of Funding Opportunity This notice solicits applications for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) grants. Funds for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 PIDP grant program will be awarded on a competitive basis to make grants for projects for coastal seaports, inland river ports, and Great Lakes ports. This notice…
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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.

Additionally, 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/routes/usdot-discretionary-grant-funding-matrix-0

Federal Funding Opportunities for Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Transportation offers federal funding assistance for infrastructure projects that may benefit ports. Some of the highlighted grants and timeframes to watch for are:

Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals monitors these funding opportunities through the different federal agencies, federal register and grants.gov. We will alert you through email when funding is available and post it on our website: https://www.irpt.net/funding-opportunities/ .

We encourage you to give thought to your strategic master plan and identify infrastructure projects that may fall within the above categories so when they become available, you are ready to submit your application.

If you wish to monitor the opportunities yourself, you can register to receive alerts by visiting: www.federalregister.gov or www.grants.gov