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Federal Transportation Funding: Discretionary Grant Preparation Checklist for Prospective Applicants (PDF)

Each year, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awards billions of dollars in competitive grant funding to local governments, metropolitan planning organizations, transit agencies, Tribal governments, U.S. Territories, and state departments of transportation. This checklist was created by DOT to help local governments prepare for the year ahead and chart a strategic pathway to take advantage of these historic infrastructure investments to build good projects well.

Last updated: Thursday, December 14, 2023