Type of Funding and Eligible Applicants
Application Link and Deadline Information
The Competitive Grants for Rail Vehicle Replacement Program (Rail Program) assists States and local governmental authorities in funding capital projects to replace rail rolling stock. The purpose of the Rail Program is to modernize America’s transit system, focusing on maintaining a State of Good Repair for fixed-guideway rail transit. Eligible projects are the replacement of rail rolling stock.
Eligible applicants is composed of States and local governmental authorities located in Urbanized Areas (UZA) with fixed guideway or high intensity motorbus systems in revenue for at least seven (7) years.
Provides funding to states and localities to implement pre-disaster mitigation activities that reduce risk and disaster costs, and increase the resilience of critical infrastructure lifelines
States, local communities, tribes, and territories are eligible to apply.
RAISE discretionary grants help project sponsors at the State and local levels, including municipalities, Tribal governments, counties, and others complete critical freight and passenger transportation infrastructure projects. The eligibility requirements of RAISE allow project sponsors to obtain funding for projects that are harder to support through other U.S. DOT grant programs.
Broad range of applicants, including but not limited to: States and the District of Columbia; a unit of local government; a public agency or publicly chartered authority established by one or more States; and a special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function.
NOFO Archive (FY2022 Closed)
Type of Funding and Eligible Applicants
Archived Application Link/Info
Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant Program
Funding for multimodal freight and highway projects of national or regional significance to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of freight and people in and across rural and urban areas
Competitive grant open to broad list of eligible applicants, including: states, local governments, metropolitan planning organizations, and special purpose districts
National Infrastructure Project Assistance (MEGA)
Funding for megaprojects that are expected to generate national, regional, economic, mobility, or safety benefits
Competitive grant open to states, local governments, tribes and other related organizations
Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program (RURAL)
Funding to improve and expand surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of the movement of people and freight, and general regional economic growth and improve quality of life
Competitive grants open to states, local government, tribes, and regional transportation planning organizations
Funding to replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct bus-related facilities, including technological changes or innovations to modify low or no emission vehicles or facilities
Formula allocations and competitive grants open to states and local governments, eligible subrecipients include all otherwise eligible recipients as well as nonprofit organizations engaged in public transportation
Funding for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses as well as acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities
Competitive grants open to state and local government transit authorities
Provides grants in the form of a rebate to state and local government entities to purchase and/or replace school buses that are clean, zero-emission, alternative fuel vehicles, charging or fueling infrastructure for these buses or fueling and maintenance costs.
Funding eligible to states and local governments that provide bus service, including public school districts.
Funding to provide federal finance and technical assistance to fish passage through the removal of dams and other in-stream barriers for native migratory or sea-run fish.
Grants will be provided to states, counties, cities, townships, tribes, institutions of higher education, and other organizations.
Funding for broadband planning, infrastructure deployment and adoption programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories
Grants available to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories
Provides funding for efforts associated with eligible transit projects, including site-specific planning, for which a sponsor is seeking funding through the Capital Investment Program.
Funding available to state or local government authorities
Funding to encourage the establishment and maintenance of effective state programs intended to ensure dam safety, to protect human life and property, and to improve state dam safety programs.
Grants and direct federal spending are directed toward states.
Funding among three programs to promote digital inclusion and advance equity for all, with a particular focus of ensuring all communities can access and use affordable, reliable, high-speed internet to meet their needs and improve their lives.
Two programs open for funding state planning and capacity efforts and one competitive grant program open to various entities (e.g. state governments, political subdivisions, or local education agencies) to implement digital equity and inclusion activities
Funding for capital, operating, and planning expenses for ferry services to rural areas.
Grants will be provided to states and territories.
Funding to improve the condition and quality of existing passenger ferry services, support the establishment of new passenger ferry services, and repair and modernize ferry boats, terminals, and related facilities and equipment.
Grants will be provided to states, counties, cities, townships, special districts, and tribes.
Funding for the purchase of electric or low-emitting ferries, the electrification of or other reduction of emissions from existing ferries, and related changing or other fueling infrastructure (for which the applicants will maintain satisfactory continuing control) to reduce emissions or produce zero onboard emissions under normal operation.
Grants will be provided to states, counties, cities, townships, special districts, tribes, and any public entities engaged in providing public transportation passenger ferry service in urban areas.
Competitive, discretionary funding program that focuses on existing bridges to reduce the overall number of bridges in poor condition, or in fair condition at risk of falling into poor condition.
Grants available to states, federal lands management agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, and local and tribal governments.
Funding to support local initiatives to prevent death and serious injury on roads and streets, commonly referred to as "Vision Zero" or "Zero Death Initiative".
Competitive grants open to metropolitan planning organizations, political subdivisions of a state, federally recognized tribal governments, and a multi-jurisdictional group of entities described here.
Funding for the construction, improvement or acquisition of middle mile infrastructure
Competitive grants open to (among others) states, political subdivisions, public utility districts, and regional planning councils
Funding is to be provided to investigate and prevent the adverse impacts of marine debris. This program envisions the global ocean and its coasts free from the impacts of marine debris.
Grants will be provided to states, counties, cities/townships, special districts, tribes, and other organizations.
Funding to restore community connectivity by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development.
Grants will be available to states, units of local governments, federally recognized tribal governments, metropolitan planning organizations, nonprofit organizations, and facility owners.
Funding is to be provided for the purpose of restoring and protecting coastal ecosystems through direct investment by coastal states and territories in ecologically significant habitats.
Grants will be directed to coastal states and U.S. territories and possessions
Program provides funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Loans, Loan/Grant combinations, Grants open to a variety of eligible applicants including states or local governments (e.g. agency, subdivision, instrumentality, or political subdivision)
Funding to help eligible entities address cybersecurity risks and threats to information systems owned or operated by—or on behalf of—state, local and territorial (SLLT) governments.
Eligible entities include only states and territories, and “the Governor designated State Administrative Agency is the only entity eligible to submit SLCGP applications to DHS/FEMA.” Local entities are not eligible to apply on their own. But the legislation requires states to distribute at least 80% of funds to local governments, with a minimum of 25% of the allocated funds distributed to rural areas. State allocations can be found in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Provide grants to eligible public sector agencies to conduct demonstration projects focused on advanced smart community technologies and systems in order to improve transportation efficiency and safety.
Broad list of eligible entities includes (but not limited to): states; local government; public transit agency or authority; metropolitan planning organization; or a group of 2 or more eligible entities.