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Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program

General Grant Program Information

The Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program provides funding for projects that seek to reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions and, in carrying out that purpose, improve habitat connectivity for terrestrial and aquatic species. 

Opportunity Status:
Closed
Posted Date:
Close Date:
Eligible Applicants:
State Governments; Local Governments; Federally Recognized Tribes and Affiliated Groups; Planning and Project Organizations; Transportation Providers and Operators
Eligible Activities:
Planning; Construction; Technology Demonstrations and Deployment; Climate and Sustainability; Accessibility; Security
Transportation Type:
Roadway
Most Recent Annual Program Funding Amount:
$111,850,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Yes
Match Waiver:
Yes
Rural Set-Aside:
Yes
Tribal Set-Aside:
No
Grant Opportunity ID:
693JJ323NF00011
Grant Opportunity Link:
Links to Additional Information:
Agency:
USDOT / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Eligibility Information

Eligible applicants include state highway agencies, transportation departments (DOTs), or equivalent, metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), local governments, regional transportation authorities, special purpose districts or public authority with a transportation function, Tribal governments, or federal land management agencies (FLMAs).

Eligible entities may obtain guidance from an agency in the state with jurisdiction over fish and wildlife. Eligible entities may partner with eligible partners.

Eligible partners include MPOs, local governments, regional transportation authorities, special purpose districts or public authority with a transportation function, Tribal governments, FLMAs, foundations, non-governmental organizations, or institutes of higher education, or federal, Tribal, regional, or state government entities.

Funding Information

The Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program provides $350 million over 5 years. At least 60 percent of grant funds are to be awarded for projects located in rural areas. 

Contact Information

Freida Byrd
Agreement Specialist
wildlifecrossings@dot.gov
202-366-6547

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