Street Repair

*NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS* Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for Non-Entitlement Jurisdictions – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Who is Eligible

Small and rural jurisdictions.

What it Funds

Grants can be used to fund public infrastructure (e.g., roads, sidewalks, water, sewer, other).

When to Apply

Applications are due September 15, 2020 for the Economic Development Program (Round 2) and Economic Development Over the County (OTC) Program. Although applications are still being accepted until September 30, 2020 for the Multifamily Housing, Housing Infrastructure, and Community Development OTC Project, the program is currently oversubscribed.

Available Funds

$29.6 million (2019).

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and are not competitively scored. 29 out of 80 projects funded (2018).

*Applications Accepted on a Continuous Basis* Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program – U.S. Department of Agriculture
Who is Eligible

Public bodies, community-based nonprofits, and Federally-recognized Native American tribes.

What it Funds

Street improvements.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Approximately $41.8 Million in direct loans and $12.65 Million in grants (2017).

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

20 out of 93 proposals funded (2014).

*Applications Accepted on a Continuous Basis* Infrastructure State Revolving Fund (ISRF) – California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank
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.

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants Program – U.S. Department of Transportation
Who is Eligible

State and local government entities, Native American tribal governments, transit agencies, port authorities, and MPOs.

What it Funds

Roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports, or intermodal transportation projects.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on an annual basis. The most recent application deadline closed in May 2020.

Available Funds

Maximum of $90 million awarded each year to the State of California. Grant award amounts between $5 million and $25 million.

Award Size


Medium to Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

91 out of 851 proposals funded nationally (2017).

Infill Infrastructure Grant Program for Large Jurisdictions – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Who is Eligible

Cities and/or counties of over 250,000 that have jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area. Nonprofit or a for-profit developer of a Qualifying Infill Project applying jointly with a city and/or county that has jurisdiction over 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 cycle closed in March 2020. The next round of funding is expected to be announced in November 2020.

Available Funds

$194 million available for Round 6 (2020). 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). Only one application for each Capital Improvement Project will be funded per funding round.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

40 proposals funded in Round 6 (FY 2019/2020).

Infill Infrastructure Grant Program for Small Jurisdictions – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Who is Eligible

Cities and/or counties of under 250,000 that have jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area. Nonprofit or a for-profit developer of a Qualifying Infill Project applying jointly with a city and/or county that has jurisdiction over 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

Applications were accepted on an over-the-counter basis as of March 2020, however, all funds have been exhausted.

Available Funds

$85 million available for Round 6 (2020). 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). Only one application for each Capital Improvement Project will be funded per funding round.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

21 proposals funded in Round 6 (FY 2019/2020)

Total Road Improvement Program (TRIP) – California Statewide Communities Development Authority
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 local sales tax revenue. 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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