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DOT Discretionary Grants Dashboard

The DOT Discretionary Grants Dashboard provides communities with an overview of discretionary grant opportunities that can help meet their transportation infrastructure needs. Designed with all communities in mind, the Dashboard identifies grant programs with rural and Tribal set-asides or match waivers available. The Dashboard also includes Federal grant programs outside of DOT that may be of particular interest to rural communities. The Dashboard is updated weekly.

Additional ResourceThe DOT Navigator is a resource to help communities understand the best ways to apply for grants, and to plan for and deliver transformative infrastructure projects and services.

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 17
Agency/Office Program Name and Description Sort descending Transportation Type(s)
USDOT / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Advanced Transportation Technologies and Innovative Mobility Deployment
The Advanced Transportation Technologies and Innovative Mobility Deployment program, also known as ATTAIN, supports the implementation and operation of mobility-focused transportation technologies.
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  • Transit
Other Federal Agencies / U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs H-1B Skills Training Grant
The DOL Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs Grant Program represents a down payment for the future skilled workforce needs that are being developed through the BIL investments by investing in the development and expansion of the workforce partnerships that will be needed to build equitable pathways to good infrastructure jobs.
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  • Maritime
  • Pipeline
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Other Federal Agencies / U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Critical Sector Job Quality Grants
The purpose of this demonstration program is to support transformative efforts to improve job quality and availability of good jobs, particularly for the benefit of historically marginalized populations and communities that have experienced barriers to employment in good jobs. 
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  • Bridge
  • Maritime
  • Pipeline
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Other Federal Agencies / Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Delta Workforce Grant Program
The Delta Workforce Grant Program supports projects that expand job training and re-employment opportunities, align workforce and economic development strategies, create sustainable talent pipelines, establish or enhance locally/regionally significant public-private partnerships, and support enhanced workforce productivity through investments in innovative programming.
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  • Maritime
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USDOT / Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program
The Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant Program funds capital projects which replace, rehabilitate, or modify bus facilities, as well as the purchase of buses, vans, and related equipment.
  • Transit
Other Federal Agencies / U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Grants for Transportation in Highly Rural Areas
The Highly Rural Transportation Grant (HRTG) program funds transit for veterans to to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Medical Centers (VAMC), or other VA-authorized health care facilities in highly rural areas.
  • Roadway
  • Transit
Other Federal Agencies / Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC) Local Development Districts Capacity Building Program
The Local Development Districts Capacity Building Program funds Local Development Districts to assist with planning, technical assistance, and capacity building activities in their communities.
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Other Federal Agencies / Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Local Development Districts Community Support Pilot Program
The Local Development Distracts Pilot Program is intended to build the capacity of the 45 Local Development Districts in the Mississippi River Delta Region and Alabama Black Belt.
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  • Maritime
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USDOT / Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low- or No-Emission Grant Program 
The Low- or No-Emission Grant Program supports the purchasing or leasing of low- or no-emission buses, their power source(s), and related equipment, as well as the construction, leasing, or rehabilitation of new or existing public transportation facilities for low- or no-emission buses.
  • Transit
USDOT / Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST) Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) Program
The Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program (RCP) funds planning and construction to remove, retrofit, or mitigate transportation facilities such as highways and rail lines that create mobility, access, or economic barriers to community connectivity.
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  • Roadway
  • Transit