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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 98
Agency/Office Program Name and Description Sort descending Transportation Type(s)
USDOT / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration Program
The Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program supports the implementation of proven operational and material innovations in surface transportation.
  • Roadway
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.
  • Bike/Ped
  • Roadway
  • Transit
USDOT / Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Program
The Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Program supports pilot and aeronautics career training curricula development, recruitment, and deployment.
  • Air
USDOT / Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP)
The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) supports planning and capital projects for more than 3,300 public-use and rural airports.
  • Air
USDOT / Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Terminals Program
The Airport Terminals Program (ATP) supports terminal modernization and restoration projects at non-hub and small, medium, and large hub airports.
  • Air
USDOT / Federal Transit Administration (FTA) All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP)
The All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) provides funds for projects to make inaccessible legacy rail stations meet or exceed the construction standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Railway
USDOT / Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Areas of Persistent Poverty Program
The Areas of Persistent Poverty (AoPP) Program supports planning, engineering, technical studies, or financial planning in project development to better serve areas of persistent poverty.
  • Bike/Ped
  • Transit
USDOT / Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT)
The Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) program funds training for emergency responders to handle accidents or incidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials, particularly flammable liquids moved by rail.
  • Pipeline
  • Railway
USDOT / Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Program
The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Program funds new and existing educational programs and program support for careers in aviation maintenance.
  • Air
USDOT / Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Research Grants Program
The Aviation Research Grants Program funds independent research on a range of topics related to the long-term growth of civil aviation.
  • Air