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Strategic Planning Grant Program

General Grant Program Information

The Delta Regional Authority's (DRA) Strategic Planning Grant Program will give public entities access to strategic planning funds to address long-standing issues and develop a roadmap for economic growth and opportunity. Applicants for this program have the autonomy to apply for a plan that fits the unique needs and challenges in their community.

Eligible plans include, but are not limited to, economic development plans, utility rate studies, transportation plans, workforce development plans, and broadband deployment plans.

The program is funded through President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Opportunity Status:
Posted Date:
Eligible Applicants:
Local Governments
Eligible Activities:
Transportation Type:
Air Maritime Railway Roadway Transit
Most Recent Annual Program Funding Amount:
$3 Million
Annual Award Amount:
Links to Additional Information:
Other Federal Agencies / Delta Regional Authority (DRA)

Eligibility Information

DRA will prioritize planning activities that demonstrate a regional approach, engage historically marginalized groups, and are anticipated to improve or strengthen economic development in DRA communities. 

Funding Information

Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis. DRA will accept and review applications until funds are expended.

Contact Information

Technical questions about the Request for Proposals should be directed to with the subject line “Strategic Planning Grant RFP.” Include the contact name, applicant organization, and phone number in the body of your email.

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