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RAISE Transportation Discretionary Grants: FY 2023 National Infrastructure Investments

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.933
U.S. Department of Transportation
Feb 28, 2024

Andrea Jacobson


RAISE Discretionary Grants (formerly BUILD Discretionary Grants and TIGER Transportation Grants) provide funding for capital investments in unmet surface transportation infrastructure needs.

RAISE funding may be used to support:

  • Highway, bridge, or other road projects
  • Public transportation
  • Passenger and freight rail transportation
  • Port infrastructure investments (including inland port infrastructure and land ports of entry)
  • Surface transportation components of an airport projects
  • Intermodal transportation projects
  • Projects to replace or rehabilitate a culvert or prevent stormwater runoff for the purpose of improving habitat for aquatic species while advancing the goals of the RAISE program
  • Projects investing in surface transportation facilities that are located on tribal land and for which title or maintenance responsibility is vested in the federal government

Eligible applicants include:

  • State, local, and tribal governments
  • U.S. territories
  • Transit agencies
  • Port authorities
  • 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
Award floor: $1,000,000 for projects located in rural areas and $5,000,000 for other areas
Total funding available: $1,500,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab and the program website.

Applicant webinar series

Rural Road Safety Funding at the US Department of Transportation: Example Projects from 2022

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

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