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Competitive Grant Funding Matrix

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and FHWA have a variety of competitive grant programs used to fund various types of transportation projects and activities. The matrix illustrates these programs broadly, organized by applicant type. Potential applicants should refer to the applicable column in the matrix. The matrix lists grant programs (rows), which can be matched with the potential applicant (columns) the program can fund. Potential applicants should review program specific guidance to make informed decisions about each program.

The FHWA will continue to add additional programs/information to this page over the weeks, months, and years to come.

Grant Program Program Description State Highway agency Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Local Government or agency Federally-recognized Indian Tribe Federal Lands Management Agency (FLMA) Puerto Rico Territories Other* Additional Information Webinars
ADCMS - Advanced Digital Construction Management Systems A program to promote, implement, deploy, demonstrate, showcase, support and document the application of advanced digital construction management systems, practices, performances, and benefits. Yes Yes
(In partnership with State DOT)
Yes
(In partnership with State DOT)
Yes
(In partnership with State DOT)
  Yes     FY2022-2023 Awards Webinar Recording (Passcode: lX!4!8?m)
Advanced Transportation Technologies and Innovative Mobility Deployment (also known as Advanced Transportation Technology and Innovation (ATTAIN) Program) Provides grants to deploy, install, and operate advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, mobility, efficiency, system performance, intermodal connectivity, and infrastructure return on investment. Yes Yes Yes     Yes   Yes FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards
FY23-FY24 NOFO
 
AID - Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration Program Provides grants to support the pilot/demonstration of innovations on projects, in areas such as planning, financing, operations, pavements, structures, materials, environment, and construction. Yes Yes (population over 200,000 - must apply through the State DOT as a subrecipient) Yes (must apply through the State DOT as a subrecipient) Yes Yes Yes   Yes (must apply through the State DOT as a subrecipient) FY 2023 NOFO 

Program Summary Sheet

Program Awards



 
Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program Funding beyond FY23 is subject to the availability appropriations; the program provides grants to construct safe and connected active transportation facilities in an active transportation network or active transportation spine and to develop plans for active transportation networks and active transportation spines.
Yes Yes Yes Yes No (except for projects on federal land where the FMLA enters into a cooperative agreement with an eligible entity)
Yes No Yes
FY 2023 NOFO  
Bridge Investment Program Provides grants for projects to improve the condition of bridges and culverts and the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridges. Yes Yes (population greater than 200,000) Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Q&A’s

FY 2022 NOFO
2022 BIP Planning Grant Awards
2022 BIP Bridge Grant Awards
2022 BIP Large Bridge Awards

FY23-26 Large Bridge Projects NOFO
FY23-26 BIP Planning Project and Bridge Project NOFO
BIP Overview Slides

Planning Grant Slides

Bridge and Large Bridge Slides
Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Grants Program (Community Charging) Provides grants for projects to develop electric vehicle charging and hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling infrastructure access along alternative fuel corridors throughout the country, including in rural areas, low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, and communities with a low ratio of private parking spaces to households or a high ratio of multiunit dwellings to single family homes. Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Q&A's

FY22-23 NOFO
FY 22-23 Awards
Webinar Recording (Passcode: i#l2b6UV)

Webinar Recording for Tribal Audiences

Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Grants Program (Corridor Charging) Deploys publicly accessible EV charging infrastructure and hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling infrastructure along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors. Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Q&A's

FY22-23 NOFO
FY 22-23 Awards
Webinar Recording (Passcode: i#l2b6UV)

Webinar Recording for Tribal Audiences
Congestion Relief Program Provides grants to advance innovative, integrated, and multimodal solutions to reduce congestion and the related economic and environmental costs in the most congested metropolitan areas with an urbanized area population of at least 1 million. Yes Yes Yes (city or municipality)     Yes     FY 22-24 NOFO  
Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Graduate Fellowship Grant awards.
This program awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines, advancing the transportation workforce by helping to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation, encouraging future transportation professionals to seek advanced degrees, and helping to retain top talent in the U.S. transportation industry.               Yes (Students and qualifying Institutions of Higher Education)
   
Electric Vehicle Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator Program (NEVI set-aside) 10 percent set-aside each fiscal year to provide grants to provide additional assistance to strategically deploy EV charging infrastructure. Yes   Yes     Yes     FY 22-23 NOFO
FY 22-23 Awards

EVC-RAA Webinar Video Recording (Passcode 6agt-iH)

EVC-RAA Slide Show
HUTE - Highway Use Tax Evasion Program Grants which aim to identify, reduce, and/or eliminate evasion of fuel taxes at the Federal and State level Yes             Yes (Internal Revenue Service) FY 21-23 NOFO  
INFRA - Nationally Significant Multimodal Freight and Highway Projects Provides grants for multimodal freight and highway projects of national or regional significance. Yes Yes (with a population over 200,000) Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes

FAQs
Additional Guidance

FY 2022 Awards

FY23-24 NOFO (combined with MEGA and Rural)

FY25-26 NOFO (combined with MEGA and Rural)

FY 23-24 How To Apply (Passcode: $N2NyhLy)


FY23-24 How To Apply: Rural, Tribal and Disadvantaged Communities (Passcode: s!4TYrsr)

Benefit Cost Analysis Webinar (Passcode: Hq^tZ61^)

FY25-26 NOFO Webinar Series
MEGA - National Infrastructure Project Assistance Program Provides grants to surface transportation infrastructure that are too large or complex for traditional funding programs that will have a significant national or regional impact. Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes FAQs
Additional Guidance

FY 2022 TA Candidates

FY 2022 Awards

FY23-24 NOFO
(combined with INRFA and Rural)


FY25-26 NOFO
(combined with INRFA and Rural)
FY 23-24 How To Apply (Passcode: $N2NyhLy)

FY23-24 How To Apply: Rural, Tribal and Disadvantaged Communities (Passcode: s!4TYrsr)

Benefit Cost Analysis Webinar (Passcode: Hq^tZ61^)

FY25-26 NOFO Webinar Series
National Culvert Removal, Replacement, and Restoration Grants Provides grants to fund projects for the replacement, removal, and repair of culverts or weirs that would meaningfully improve or restore fish passage for anadromous fish.
Yes   Yes Yes         FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards
FY22 How To Apply (Passcode W@01a2$r)

FY 22 Overview For Tribal Governments (Passcode: pv&W3R*b)

Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program Provides grants to Tribes and Federal land management agencies to complete projects that will provide substantial benefits to their communities or parklands. Yes (if sponsored by an FLMA or Tribe) Yes (if sponsored by an FLMA or Tribe) Yes (if sponsored by an FLMA or Tribe) Yes Yes Yes (if sponsored by an FLMA or Tribe)   Yes (if sponsored by an FLMA or Tribe)  

FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards

FY 2023 NOFO
August 2023 Overview (Passcode %u3b$!8i)
Pollinator-Friendly Practices on Roadsides and Highway Rights-of-Way Funding beyond FY23 is subject to the availability of appropriations; the program provides grant to carry out activities to benefit pollinators on roadsides and highway rights-of-way, including the planting and seeding of native, locally-appropriate grasses and wildflowers. Yes     Yes Yes Yes     FY 23 NOFO  
Prioritization Process Pilot Program Supports data-driven approaches to planning that can be evaluated for public benefit. Yes Yes (serving an urban area with a population over 200,000)             FY 22-24 NOFO

FAQs
Pre-NOFO Webinar (Passcode: 8.V4PBU6)

Pre-NOFO Webinar Slides
PROTECT: Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-saving Transportation Discretionary Grants Provides grants for activities that enable communities to address vulnerabilities to current and future weather events, natural disasters, and changing conditions, including sea level rise, and plan transportation improvements and emergency response strategies to address those vulnerabilities. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (when applying jointly with a State) Yes Yes (for at-risk coastal infrastructure grants only) Yes Q&As

FY 22-23 NOFO

FY 22-23 Awards
Program Overview
(Passcode: R5=5pJP3)

How to prepare a Benefit Cost Analysis
(Passcode: 8VQz.F6$)
RAISE - Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity Provides grants for surface transportation infrastructure projects that will have a significant local or regional impact (aka Local and Regional Project Assistance). Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes  



FAQs
Additional Guidance

FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards

FY 2023 NOFO
FY 2023 Awards

FY 2024 NOFO

Program Webinar Series
Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program — Capital Construction Grants Provides grants for projects to restore community connectivity by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development. Yes (The applicant must be the owner of the system. Others may partner with the owner.) Yes (The applicant must be the owner of the system. Others may partner with the owner.) Yes (The applicant must be the owner of the system. Others may partner with the owner.) Yes (The applicant must be the owner of the system. Others may partner with the owner.)   Yes (The applicant must be the owner of the system. Others may partner with the owner.)   Yes (The applicant must be the owner of the system. Others may partner with the owner.) FAQs
How to Apply

FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards

FY 2023 Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhood Access Combined NOFO

FY 2023 Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods Awards
Program Webinar Series
Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program — Planning Grants Provides grants for feasibility studies and other planning activities for projects to restore community connectivity by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development. Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes   Yes (non-profit organization) FAQs
How to Apply

FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards

FY 2023 Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhood Access Combined NOFO

FY 2023 Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods Awards
Program Webinar Series
Reduction of Truck Emissions at Port Facilities Grant Program (RTEPF)
Studies and provides grants to reduce idling at port facilities, including through the electrification of port operations. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes FY22-23 NOFO  
Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program Provides grants for projects to improve and expand the surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of the movement of people and freight, and generate regional economic growth and improve quality of life. Yes   Yes Yes   Yes   Yes (Regional Transportation Planning Organizations) FAQs
Additional Guidance

FY 2022 Awards

FY23-24 NOFO
(combined with MEGA and INFRA)


FY25-26 NOFO (combined with MEGA and INFRA)
FY 23-24 How To Apply (Passcode: $N2NyhLy)

FY23-24 How To Apply: Rural, Tribal and Disadvantaged Communities (Passcode: s!4TYrsr)

Benefit Cost Analysis Webinar (Passcode: Hq^tZ61^)

FY25-26 NOFO Webinar Series
Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A)
Provides grants to support local initiatives to prevent transportation-related death and serious injury on roads and streets (commonly referred to as “Vision Zero” or “Toward Zero Deaths” initiatives).   Yes Yes Yes       Yes FAQs
What's new in 2023

FY 2022 NOFO
FY 2022 Awards

FY 2023 NOFO
FY 2023 Awards

FY 2024 NOFO
Program Webinar Series
SIRC - Strategic Innovation for Revenue Collection Provides funds to test the feasibility of a road usage fee and other user-based alternative revenue mechanisms to help maintain the long-term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund. Yes Yes Yes         Yes FY 22-24 NOFO  
TETDDP - Transportation Education and Training Development and Deployment (also known as Highway Construction Training Program (HCTP)) Provides grants to develop, test, and review new curricula and education programs to train individuals at all levels of the transportation workforce; and, or to implement the new curricula and education programs to provide for hands-on career opportunities to meet current and future needs.
Yes             Yes (Educational Institutions) FY 24 NOFO  
Transportation Access Pilot Program Provides technical assistance in developing and processing accessibility data and defining accessibility measurements for transportation planning purposes. The program is a competitive, technical assistance program and does not award funding.
Yes Yes           Yes (Regional Transportation Planning Organizations) Letter of Interest  
Tribal High Priority Projects Program Provides grants to Indian Tribes or a governmental subdivision of an Indian Tribe whose annual allocation of funding received under the Tribal Transportation Program is insufficient to complete the highest priority project of the Tribe, or to any Tribe that has an emergency or disaster occur on a Tribal transportation facility that renders the facility impassible or unusable. Applications are accepted year-round.       Yes         FAQs

FY22-23 HPP Program Funding Priority List

 
Tribal High Priority Projects webinar
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund Prevent and reduce transportation-related injuries and fatalities on Tribal Lands.       Yes         FAQs

FY 13-23 Awards list

FY 2023 Awards

FY2022-2026 NOFO

Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program Provides grants to support projects that seek to reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions, and in carrying out that purpose, improve habitat connectivity for terrestrial and aquatic species. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes  

Q&A’s

FY 22-23 NOFO

FY 2022 and FY 2023 Awards
Program Webinar (Passcode VKuk4H&K)

Tribal Webinar (Passcode zP91ZgG*)

* "Other" may include: multi-jurisdictional groups of eligible applicants, regional transportation authority, special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, transit agency, multistate corridor organizations, partnership between Amtrak and one or more other eligible entities, nonprofit organization, a multicounty special district, or public toll authority.

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