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Infrastructure Bill Programs and Grant Opportunities Available

Members you don’t want to miss these current opportunities!.

Missouri River, Fort Benton Bridge - Photo Courtesy Visit Montana

 

Raise Grants: Rebuilding America Infrastructure with Sustainability and EquityRAISE grants  – These are transportation grants for a variety of street, road, public transportation, intermodal, stormwater-related, and planning projects. Grants from $1 to $25 million are available for Montana cities and towns, and communities receive additional consideration if the project is located in an area of persistent poverty or historically disadvantaged communities. Applications are due April 14, 2022; each entity may submit up to 3 project applications. For more information, go to: https://www.transportation.gov/RAISEgrants.

United States Environmental Protection Agency logoTargeted Brownfields Assessment grants – While the new infrastructure bill will provide additional funding opportunities for brownfields work this spring, Targeted Brownfields Assessment grants are currently available through our Region 8 EPA office. If you currently have redevelopment plans for a contaminated property that you own or can obtain ownership of, you can apply for help with site assessments, cleanup options and cost estimates, and community outreach. More information about these grants can be found here: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/targeted-brownfields-assessments-tba and if you want to request assistance, the Region 8 online application is located here: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/forms/region-8-targeted-brownfields-assessments.

Upcoming Webinars

  • May 18: 3:00 – 4:00 MST: Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) – The Federal Highways Administration representative for Colorado will have a discussion in conjunction with the Colorado Local Technical Assistance Program. Meeting information can be accessed at Colorado LTAP – LTAP Colorado Local Technical Assistance Program.  This webinar is another great opportunity to learn about the SS4A, and the IIJA in general.
  • May 19: 1130 – 12:30 MST: Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) – The U.S. Department of Transportation intends to explain how funding will be made available, who can access it, and the process for applying for funding for SS4A – Register on the US DOT’s website.

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Further information can be found on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s website here.

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