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Key Notices of Funding Opportunity

In order to provide stakeholders with more visibility into upcoming funding opportunities, DOT is publishing a list of anticipated dates for upcoming Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) for key programs within the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), as well as adjacent programs that support BIL and IRA objectives. This list is not comprehensive and will be updated periodically with additional programs and revised dates as appropriate.

The USDOT Discretionary Grants Dashboard provides communities with an overview of discretionary grant opportunities that can help meet their transportation infrastructure needs.

Opening Date

NOFO

Operating Administration/Office

Closing Date (to be added for each program after the NOFO is issued)

Large Bridge NOFO: September 27, 2023

Bridge Investment Program

Federal Highway Administration

Large Bridge: August 1, 2024

Bridge Projects: December 20, 2023

Bridge Planning Grants: December 20,2023

Bridge Projects
 

Planning and other Bridge Projects

Federal Highway Administration

Bridge Project Grants: 11/1/2024

Planning Project Grants: 10/1/2024

2/21/2024

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A)

Office of the Secretary 

Planning & Demonstration: 8/29/2024

3/19/2024 Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program Federal Highway Administration 7/17/2024

4/8/2024

Roadside Pollinators Program Federal Highway Administration 7/18/2024
5/9/2024 Natural Gas Distribution Infrastructure Safety and Modernization (NGDISM) Grants Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 6/20/2024

5/13/2024

Strengthening Mobility & Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART)

Office of the Secretary

7/12/2024

5/15/2024 Federal State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail (NEC) Federal Railroad Administration 7/14/2024
5/23/2024 Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development Planning Federal Transit Administration 7/22/2024

5/30/2024

Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Programs (includes NEVI) Federal Highway Administration 8/28/2024

June 2024

National Culvert Removal, Replacement, & Restoration

Federal Highway Administration

 

July 2024 Airport Terminal Program Federal Aviation Administration  
July 2024 Low-Carbon Transportation Materials Grants – Round 2 Non-State Federal Highway Administration  
July 2024 Railroad Crossing Elimination Federal Railroad Administration  
July 2024 Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program Office of the Secretary  
July 2024 Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program Office of the Secretary  
July 2024 Strengthening Mobility & Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Office of the Secretary  
July 2024 Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-saving Transportation (PROTECT) Federal Highway Administration  
July 2024 Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Demonstration Program Office of the Secretary  
Fall 2024 Reduction of Truck Emissions at Port Facilities Federal Highway Administration  
Fall 2024 Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail (National) Federal Railroad Administration  
Fall 2024 Local and Regional Project Assistance Grants (RAISE) Office of the Secretary  

Many grant programs may have similar timing to publication in past years. To view past NOFO calendar dates, click on the links below.

See key NOFO publication and closing dates from 2023
See key NOFO publication and closing dates from 2022