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Sep 21

Available Federal Grants

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on September 21, 2022 at 10:21 AM by Legislative Staff

Below are announcements and application instructions for various competitive federal grants that are available to municipalities that we have not previously shared. We encourage you to review these programs with your Municipal Manager, Public Safety Director, and other personnel as appropriate. 

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May 18

USDOT Announces Safe Streets for All Grant Program

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on May 18, 2022 at 1:41 PM by Legislative Staff

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary grant program. This new five-year, $5 billion program has up to $1 billion available in fiscal year 2022 (FY22). The SS4A program funds regional and local initiatives through grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries and supports the National Roadway Safety Strategy goal of zero deaths and serious injuries on the nation’s roadways. This program was established in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). 

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Apr 21

Biden Administration Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on April 21, 2022 at 12:12 PM by Legislative Staff

he White House released a new resource to help identify and apply for funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook. The League has created a spreadsheet to help communities navigate available funding opportunities. 

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