Street Repair

Infill Infrastructure Grant Catalytic Program – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Deadline: January 31, 2023, at 4:00 pm
Who is Eligible

City, county, or public housing authority that has jurisdiction over a Catalytic Qualifying Infill Areas (CQIA). A metropolitan planning organization may participate as a co-applicant.

What it Funds

Funding for Capital Improvement Projects that are necessary to facilitate the development of housing. Eligible improvements include utility service improvements, streets, roads, parking structures, transit linkages, transit shelters, traffic mitigation features, site preparation or demolition, sidewalks, and streetscape improvements.

When to Apply

Concept Proposals will be accepted during Phase I of the application process, from December 29, 2022, to January 31, 2023. The Phase II application process is open only to eligible applicants who receive an invitation from the Department in response to their submitted Concept Proposals.

Available Funds

$105 million available in FY 2022-23. $90 million will be allocated to Large Jurisdictions, and $15 million to Small Jurisdictions.

Large Jurisdictions have a Maximum Award Amount of $45 million, and a minimum of $15 million. Small Jurisdictions will have a maximum award amount of $15 million, and a minimum of $5 million.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness
To be determined
Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program: Strategic Partnerships – California Department of Transportation
Deadline: March 2023
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 typically accepted on an annual basis, with a call for proposals announced in late summer followed by an application deadline in the fall. The FY 2023-24 Grant Application Guide and call-for-applications will be released in January 2023, with applications due in March 2023.

Available Funds

Approximately $4.5 million with a minimum of $100,000 and a maximum of $500,000 per award.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness

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

Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grant Program (Formerly known as BUILD) – U.S. Department of Transportation
Deadline: February 28, 2023
Who is Eligible

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

What it Funds

Roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports, and multi-modal, multi-jurisdictional projects.

When to Apply

Applications will be accepted from December 14, 2022 to February 28, 2023

Available Funds

A total of $1.5 billion is available for the FY 2023. The minimum grant award is $5 million, except that for projects located in rural areas, the minimum award size is $1 million. Grants may not be greater than $25 million.

Award Size


Medium to Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

90 projects were funded in 2021, 4 of which are in California.

Reconnecting Communities: Highways to Boulevards (RC:H2B) Pilot Program – Construction Capital Grants – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Deadline: April 2023
Who is Eligible

Local, Regional, or State Transportation Agencies, Joint Powers Authority, and Tribal Governments

What it Funds

Conversion of key underutilized highways in the State into multi-modal corridors to reconnect communities divided by transportation infrastructure.

When to Apply

The next call for applications will be released in late January 2023, with applications due in late April 2023.

Available Funds

$111.75 million is available in FY 22/23.

Award Size
Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness
To be determined
Reconnecting Communities: Highways to Boulevards (RC:H2B) Pilot Program – Planing Grants – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Deadline: April 2023
Who is Eligible

Non-profits, community-based or Faith-based Organizations, Coalition or Associations of Non-profits, Local Agencies, Regional Agencies, Joint Powers Authority, Tribal Governments, and Transit Agencies.

What it Funds

Plan for the conversion of key underutilized highways in the State into multi-modal corridors to reconnect communities divided by transportation infrastructure, through community engagement, planning studies, needs assessments, project plans, and cesign cocuments, environmental review, early action implementation plans, the establishment of a community land trust.

When to Apply

The next call for applications will be released in January 2023, with applications due in April 2023.

Available Funds

$37.25 million is available in FY 22/23.

Award Size
Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness
To be determined
Clean California Local Grant Program – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Deadline: April 2023
Who is Eligible

Public agencies, transit agencies, and federally recognized tribal governments. Non-profits may be subapplicants and are encouraged to partner with eligible applicants.

What it Funds

Projects that beautify and improve local streets and roads, tribal lands, parks, pathways, and transit centers to clean and enhance public spaces.

When to Apply

The application window for Cycle 1 closed on February 1, 2022. A call for projects for Cycle 2 will be announced on January 2023, with applications due on April 2023.

Available Funds

Approximately $296 million was available in Cycle 1, with a maximum award amount of $5 million. The local match component will range from 0% to 50% of the project costs and will be based on the capacity of the community to leverage local capital.

Approximately $100 million is available for Cycle 2.

Award Size
Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness

105 out of 329 projects were awarded in 2022.

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.

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