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Tribal High Priority Projects Program

General Grant Program Information

Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the Tribal High Priority Projects Program (THPP) is a competitive set-aside of the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) formula grant providing funds to Tribe or a governmental subdivision a Tribe whose annual allocation of funding received under the TTP is insufficient to complete the highest priority project of the Tribe, or to any Tribe that has an emergency or disaster occur on a Tribal transportation facility that renders the facility impassible or unusable and which is not eligible under the Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads (ERFO) program. 

Eligible Applicants:
Federally Recognized Tribes and Affiliated Groups
Eligible Activities:
Construction; Equipment and Materials; Operations and Maintenance; Accessibility; Security
Transportation Type:
Roadway
Most Recent Annual Program Funding Amount:
$9,000,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
No
Match Waiver:
Yes
Rural Set-Aside:
No
Tribal Set-Aside:
No
Agency:
USDOT / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Eligibility Information

Eligible applicants are limited to federally recognized Tribes, Tribal governments, or Tribal organizations.

Funding Information

The THPP has $9 million available to award in competitive grants for FY22, for a total of $45 million for FY22-FY26. Federal cost-share is up to 100 percent. 

Contact Information

Contact russell.garcia@dot.gov for more information.

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Last updated: Monday, April 17, 2023