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BUILD Discretionary Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.933
Sponsor
U.S. Department of Transportation
Deadlines
May 18, 2020
Contact

Howard Hill
202.366.0301
BUILDGrants@dot.gov

Purpose

BUILD Discretionary Grants, formerly TIGER Discretionary Grants, provide funding for capital investments in unmet surface transportation infrastructure needs.

BUILD funding may be used to support:

  • Roads
  • Bridges
  • Transit
  • Rail
  • Ports
  • Intermodal transportation
  • Rural broadband deployment that is part of an eligible transportation project

A priority of the program is quality of life in rural communities by:

  • Increasing transportation choices for individuals to provide more freedom on transportation decisions
  • Expanding access to essential services
  • Improving connectivity for citizens to jobs, healthcare, and other critical destinations
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • State, local, and tribal governments
  • U.S. territories
  • Transit agencies
  • Port authorities
  • Metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs)
  • Other political subdivisions of state or local governments
  • Multi-state or multi-jurisdictional groups applying through a single lead applicant
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $25,000,000
Total funding available: $1,000,000,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website and grants.gov.

Tagged as
Access · Broadband · Capital funding · Community and economic development · Infrastructure · Public health · Transportation



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