Local Street Repair

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

The most recent application period closed in July 2018.

Available Funds

$150 million/annually for the State of California through 2020. Grant awards up to $25 million.

Award Size


Medium to Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

91 out of 851 proposals funded nationally (2017).

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 for the current funding cycle are due at 5:00 pm February 26, 2019.

Available Funds

$29.6 million (2019).

Award Size


Medium to Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness
To be determined
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, typically in summer.

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).

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.

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 an annual 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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