GRANTS DUE IN NOVEMBER
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- Strengthening Communities Grant (IA) – Strengthening Communities Grants strengthen rural Iowa communities by investing in facility infrastructure projects to sustain youth development, healthy living and social responsibility initiatives. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 1, 2023.
- Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program – This program provides funding for the construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of nationally significant projects within, adjacent to, or accessing Federal and Tribal lands. This Program provides an opportunity to address significant challenges across the nation for transportation facilities that serve Federal and Tribal lands. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 6, 2023.
- Drinking water System Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Grant Program – The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), as amended through the 2018 America’s Water Infrastructure Act, authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish the Drinking Water System Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Program. It authorizes EPA to award grants to assist underserved, small, and disadvantaged communities for the purpose of increasing drinking water facility resilience to natural hazards. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 6, 2023.
- Electric Vehicle Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator – Ten percent of the NEVI Formula Program is set-aside for the Secretary of Transportation “to make grants to States and localities that require additional assistance to strategically deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure.” Reflecting the need to make our current EV charging network more reliable, the first round of funding made available in this set-aside from the NEVI program will focus on repairing or replacing non-operational EV chargers. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 13, 2023.
- Thriving Communities Program – TCP provides technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support to teams of community partners that may lack the staffing or technical expertise to scope, fund, and develop infrastructure projects that advance broader community goals. TCP will provide 2 years of deep-dive assistance and 3 years of facilitated peer learning support to selected communities to help them plan and develop a pipeline of comprehensive transportation, housing, and community revitalization activities. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 15, 2023.
- Enhance Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) Grant (IA) – Funds for capital projects, such as trails, libraries, community centers, pavilions, entertainment venues, museums, recreational facilities, and more. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 15, 2023.
- Comprehensive Neighborhood Revitalization Planning Fund (IA) – The program is funded through the federal Community Development Block Grant program. The goal of this program is to provide economic opportunities and facilities for people, especially those of low- and moderate income. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 22, 2023.
- Housing – Upper Story Conversion (IA) – This program assists communities with preserving existing housing stock and creating new housing opportunities for upper story housing conversion. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 22, 2023.
- FHWA Bridge Investment Program – The Bridge Investment Program is a competitive, discretionary program that focuses on existing bridges to reduce the overall number of bridges in poor condition, or in fair condition at risk of falling into poor condition. It also expands applicant eligibilities to create opportunity for all levels of government to be direct recipients of program funds. Alongside states and federal lands management agencies, metropolitan planning organizations and local and tribal governments can also apply directly to FHWA, making it easier to advance projects at the local level that meet community needs. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 27, 2023.
- Iowa’s Statewide Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) – Eligible project activities for Iowa’s TAP funding continue to include a variety of smaller-scale transportation projects such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities, recreational trails, safe routes to school projects, and community improvements such as historic preservation, vegetation management, and some environmental mitigation related to stormwater and habitat connectivity. Detailed information about Iowa’s TAP program may be found in the program guidance. For more information, click here. Applications are due by November 27, 2023.