FEMA Flood Mitigation Grants

By Dede Smith | December 9, 2020 |

January 29, 2021 Deadline For FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Applications The application period for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants under the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and new Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) programs is now open. Eligible applicants must apply for funding through the FEMA Grants Outcomes (GO) system. All applications must be…

Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program: DERA State Grant Program

By Dede Smith | December 4, 2020 |

Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Funding The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program is accepting applications beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, for Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Funding. Application forms, implementation guidelines and program requirements for the DERA State Grant Program are posted online at dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/vw/dera-option.htm. The application deadline is 5 p.m.…

Funding Opportunity: Missouri DOT

By Aimee Andres | July 8, 2020 |

July 8, 2020: Missouri Department of Transportation One million dollars for the Freight Enhancement Program (FRE) was included in MoDOT’s FY20 budget (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021).  MoDOT is accepting FRE applications through 5:00 pm Central Time July 31, 2020. Project applications must be submitted electronically in Adobe .pdf format to MoFreight@modot.mo.gov. A…

Illinois Department of Commerce Funding Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | May 12, 2020 |

Fast Track Public Infrastructure:  The State has allocated $25,000,000 in Rebuild Illinois funds to the Fast-Track Public Infrastructure (FTPI) component.  Applicants may apply for multiple projects, and a grant ceiling of $5,000,000 per applicant has been established. Grants for less than $500,000 will not be awarded. The objective of this program is to stimulate the…

Funding Opportunity (Illinois)

By Aimee Andres | May 10, 2020 |

DCEO offers Rebuild Illinois programs listed below. Public infrastructure: Units of local government are eligible to apply for public infrastructure grants of up to $5 million by June 30th. Funds can be used to support investment in publicly-owned infrastructure such as water and sewer main replacement, improvements to rail, air, or water ports; repair, or…

EDA Funding Opportunity

By Aimee Andres | May 8, 2020 |

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Availability of $1.5 Billion in CARES Act Funds to Aid Communities Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is now accepting applications from eligible grantees for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funds…

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

By Aimee Andres | April 19, 2020 |

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program. Applications for funding under this solicitation are due no later than 5:00 p.m. ET, June 19, 2020. This program leverages private, state and…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects

By Aimee Andres | April 9, 2020 |

April 9, 2020: Maritime Administration via Federal Register (full link below) This notice announces the availability of funding for grants and establishes selection criteria and application requirements for the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of this program is to make grants available to previously…

Port Security Grants

By Aimee Andres | March 11, 2020 |

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) is one of four grant programs that constitute the Department of Homeland Security (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…

Maritime Administration’s Office of Port Infrastructure Development Webcasts

By Dede Smith | March 9, 2020 |

The Maritime Administration’s Office of Port Infrastructure Development has scheduled two webcasts for early next week on March 9 and 11th to educate potential applicants on the 2020 Port Infrastructure Development Grant Program. The first webcast : “How to Apply for a Port Infrastructure Grant” will be live streamed on March 9, 2020 from 2:00…

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:


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.