Active Transportation

Transformative Climate Communities Program Implementation Grant – Strategic Growth Council
Deadline: July 1, 2022
Who is Eligible

CBOs, local governments, nonprofits (including coalitions of associations), philanthropic organizations and foundations, faith-based organizations, community development finance institutions, community development corporations, JPAs, and Native American tribal governments. There must be a minimum of one lead applicant, in addition to co-applicants.

What it Funds

Applicants must implement at least three projects associated with the following strategies: equitable housing and neighborhood development, affordable housing land acquisition, transit access, and mobility, solar installation and energy efficiency, water efficiency, recycling and waste management, urban greening and green infrastructure, land conservation, health and well-being. The list of eligible activities and fundable elements are defined in Appendix B of the Round 3 Program Guidelines.

When to Apply

Funding is typically available on an annual basis. The NOFA for Round 4 was released on March 8, 2022, with application pre-proposals due on April 22, 2022, and final proposals for implementation and planning grant applications are due July 1, 2022.

Available Funds

Approximately $106 million is available for Round 4.

Award Size


Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

3 out of 4 proposals funded in Round 3 (2019/2020).

Infill Infrastructure Grant Program – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Deadline: June 28, 2022 by 4:00 p.m.
Who is Eligible

A nonprofit or for-profit Developer of a Qualifying Infill Project; a city, county, city and county, public housing authority, or redevelopment agency and/or successor agencies that have jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area applying jointly with an “owners’ association,”; the governing body of an Indian reservation or rancheria that has jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area or a Tribally Designated Housing Entity that is the Developer of a Qualifying Infill Project.

What it Funds

Construction of new infill development and rehabilitation of infrastructure that supports higher-density affordable and mixed-income housing including but not limited to active transportation, parks and open space, stormwater, street repair, transit, and water-related improvements.

When to Apply

The most recent application window closed in July 2021. Applications are currently being accepted, with a deadline of June 28, 2022, by 4:00 p.m.

Available Funds

$200 million are available for Round 8 (2022).

For Qualifying Infill Projects, the minimum grant award is $1 million ($500,000 for rural areas) with a maximum of $7.5 million. For Qualifying Infill Areas with over 200 units, the minimum grant award is $2 million ($1 million for rural areas) with a maximum of $30 million.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

35 out of 99 proposals funded in Round 7 (FY 2020/2021).

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program – US Department of Transportation
Deadline: September 15, 2022, by 5:00 pm ET
Who is Eligible

Metropolitan planning organizations; counties, cities, towns, and transit agencies; Tribal governments

What it Funds

Regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through planning and implementation grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries. Examples of eligible projects are safety analysis of the existing conditions, pedestrian safety enhancements and closing network gaps, development of bikeway networks, safe routes to school and public transit services, among others.

When to Apply

Applications are currently being accepted with a deadline of September 15, 2022, by 5:00 pm ET

Available Funds

$5 billion over the next 5 years. In FY 22, up to $1 billion is available. An award maximum of $50 million, and a minimum of $200,000.

Award Size
Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness
To be determined
Active Transportation Program – California Department of Transportation
Deadline: June 15, 2022
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, tribes, MPOs, transit agencies, school districts, and nonprofits (recreational trails only).

What it Funds

Capital improvement projects including sidewalks, bike lanes, trails, safe routes to school programs, and pedestrian and bicycle plans. Education, encouragement, and enforcement non-infrastructure projects.

When to Apply

A call for applications is typically announced every two years. Applications for cycle 6 are currently being accepted, with a deadline of June 15, 2022.

Available Funds

Approximately $650 million is available in cycle 6 (FY 2022-2023).

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

61 out of 554 proposals funded in Cycle 5 (2021).

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