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Infrastructure Grant Application Bootcamp

Local Infrastructure Hub, The United States Conference of Mayors
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Local Infrastructure Hub is offering a virtual bootcamp series to assist small and mid-sized cities, towns, and villages focused with applying for federal infrastructure funding.

Bootcamps include, but are not limited to:

  • Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant Program and Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program
  • Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program
  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
  • Climate Action
  • Broadband opportunities
  • Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program
  • Neighborhood Access and Equity Grant Program
  • Digital Equity Act Competitive Grant Program
  • Bridge Investment Program

Bootcamps will last 3-4 months each and require monthly participation. Participants will receive support to develop competitive federal grant applications, including:

  • Subject-matter experts
  • Office hours
  • Individualized coaching sessions
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Access to a library of templates, example submissions, and other resources

Each bootcamp is made up of 8 modules which are tailored to specific funding opportunities.

  1. Asset mapping
  2. Building and executing a community engagement strategy
  3. Data driven decision making
  4. Assembling a complex capital stack and budget for grant applications
  5. Federal administration priorities
  6. Writing a strong grant narrative
  7. Navigating the grant submission process
  8. Long term capacity building

The program is designed for mayors and municipal staff with a wide range of job functions, including infrastructure management, budget, grants management, community engagement, and others from small and mid-sized cities, towns, and villages with 150,000 or fewer residents.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding
The program is provided at no cost.
Application process

A link to the online registration form is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Broadband · Capital funding · Fundraising · Grant writing · Infrastructure · Public health · Technology for health and human services

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.