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
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).

Hometown Grant Programs – T-Mobile, Smart Growth America and Main Street America
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Elected leaders, town managers/employees, non-profit organizations

What it Funds

Projects to build, rebuild, or refresh community spaces that help foster local connections in your town.

When to Apply

Applications will be open on a quarterly basis with the following schedule over the next five years:
-Spring: Applications open January/March
-Summer: Applications open April/June
-Fall: Applications open July/September
-Winter: Applications open October/December

Available Funds

$25 million over the next five years, with a maximum award of $50,000 per town.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness

25 proposals, from the Spring 2022 funding cycle, were awarded.

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.

San Joaquin River Conservancy – Wildlife Conservation Board
Deadline: Ongoing through June 30, 2027
Who is Eligible

Nonprofits, public agencies, and tribal governments. serving the San Joaquin River Parkway, in Fresno and Madera Counties.

What it Funds

Projects that address at least one of the following priorities: resources conservation and public access, habitat enhancement and restoration of public or private lands, and public access improvements for recreational and educational purposes.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis through June 30, 2027. For more information on the WCB Continuous Grant Application Process, click here.

Available Funds

Approximately $6 million is available.

Award Size
Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness
To be determined

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