Street Repair

Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program: Strategic Partnerships – California Department of Transportation
Deadline: February 12, 2021 5 PM PST
Who is Eligible

MPOs and RTPAs. Transit agencies, universities and community colleges, Native American Tribal Governments, local governments, counties, CBOs, nonprofits, and other public entities may apply as sub-applicants.

What it Funds

Planning projects that address needs on the State Highway System and multimodal transit planning projects.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on an annual basis. Typically, a call for proposals is announced in late summer, followed by an application deadline in fall. The final grant application guide has been released and applications are currently being accepted, with a deadline of February 12, 2021 by 5:00 PM PST.

Available Funds

$1.5 million for state highway system projects and $3 million for transit projects (2020/2021), with a minimum of $100,000 ($75,000 for rural RTPAs for transit projects) and a maximun of $500,000 per award.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness

11 out of 14 proposals funded (FY 2020/2021).

Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program – U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Public bodies, community-based nonprofits, and federally recognized tribes.

What it Funds

The purchase, construction, and/or improvements to public waste disposal facilities, public water facilities, sanitary sewerage, solid waste disposal, and storm wastewater facilities.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Approximately $2.8 Billion nationwide in direct loans (2018). Approximately $30 million in grants nationwide and $890,000 in grants in California (2019)

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

26 awards were granted in California (2019).

Infrastructure State Revolving Fund (ISRF) Program – California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, special districts, assessment districts, JPAs, and nonprofits.

What it Funds

Local streets, highways, drainage, water, sewer, waste, transit, parks, and other public utilities and facilities.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. The ISRF Board considers applications at monthly meetings.

Available Funds

$50,000 – $25 million loans, with terms for the useful life of the project up to a maximum of 30 years.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

This funding program provides loans to qualified applicants on a non-competitive basis.

Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) – California Department of Transportation
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Local transportation agencies.

What it Funds

Assitance to develop local roadway safety plans.

When to Apply

There is no application deadline. Caltrans will continue to accept applications as long as the funding is available.

Available Funds

$18 million is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
Total Road Improvement Program (TRIP) – California Statewide Communities Development Authority
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, MPOs, technical assistance providers, community or system representatives that need technical assistance.

What it Funds

Infrastructure costs including street reconstruction, street rehabilitation, street resurfacing, and new construction in support of economic development activities by borrowing against future local transportation sales tax revenues at low-interest rates.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Varies as awards are based on State Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax to finance road improvement projects. Previous awards range from $400,000 – $20 million.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness
To be determined

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