Grants & Award Opportunities

For a round-up of grants through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, click here.

Safe Streets and Roads for All

Posted: February 22, 2024

Deadline: May 16, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Transportation (USDOT)

The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through grants to prevent deaths and serious injuries on our nation's roadways.

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant

Posted: February 20, 2024

Deadline: March 15, 2024

Grantor: Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA)

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program is designed to assist states, local governments, and Tribes in implementing strategies to reduce energy use, lower fossil fuel emissions, and improve energy efficiency.

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Posted: February 15, 2024

Deadline: May 9, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks applications for funding programs that support cross-system collaboration to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

Buses and Bus Facilities Program

Posted: February 15, 2024

Deadline: April 25, 2024

Grantor: Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

The purpose of the Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program is to assist in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing or leasing bus-related facilities.

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

Posted: February 14, 2024

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Grantor: GA Department of Transportation (GDOT)

An opportunity for local governments to pursue non-traditional transportation related activities such as pedestrian facilities, bicycle facilities, and pedestrian streetscaping projects.

Georgia's Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant (Section 319(h))

Posted: February 2, 2024

Deadline: April 30, 2024

Grantor: GA Environmental Protection Division (EPD)

GAEPD will award grant funds to eligible projects that propose to address nonpoint sources of pollution by identifying and implementing the activities best suited to address those sources resulting in measurable water quality improvements to impaired waters throughout the State.

ARC Livable Centers Initiative (LCI)

Posted: January 23, 2024

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Grantor: Atlanta Regional Commission

Since 2000, the LCI program has invested over $312 million in more than 130 communities throughout the Atlanta region, helping pay for planning studies and the construction of transportation projects such as sidewalks and intersection improvements, to bring those visions to life.

Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFG)

Posted: January 23, 2024

Deadline: March 8, 2024

Grantor: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Fire safety grants fund critically needed resources to equip and train emergency personnel, enhance efficiencies and support community resilience.

2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Competition

Posted: January 23, 2024

Deadline: April 5, 2024

Grantor: GA Department of Community Affairs (DCA)

The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) provides funding to assist a wide range of eligible activities, including housing improvement projects, public facilities such as water and sewer lines, buildings such as local health centers or head start centers, and economic development projects.

Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants (rolling)

Posted: January 12, 2024

Deadline: December 31, 2024

Grantor: National Park Service (NPS)

Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants (BLAG) enable State and local governments to permanently protection historic battlefield lands through fee simple acquisition or through the purchase of an interest in the land through a preservation covenant.

Environmental and Climate Justice Community Change Grants

Posted: January 8, 2024

Deadline: November 21, 2024

Grantor: US Environmental Protection Agency

Funds to benefit disadvantaged communities through projects that reduce pollution, increase community climate resilience, and build community capacity to address environmental and climate justice challenges.

Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program

Posted: January 8, 2024

Deadline: March 29, 2024

Grantor: GA Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

The purpose of the ORLP Program is to provide new or significantly improved recreation opportunities in urban, disadvantaged communities lacking access to walkable outdoor recreation (a.k.a. park deserts).

NPS Preservation Planning Grants

Posted: December 21, 2023

Deadline: March 14, 2024

Grantor: National Park Service (NPS)

Preservation Planning Grants (PPG) are American Battlefield Protection Program's broadest and most diverse grant program, promoting the preservation of any battlefield or associated site on American soil.

Rural Business Development Grants in Georgia

Posted: December 6, 2023

Deadline: February 28, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The purpose of the program is to promote economic development and job creation projects through the awarding of grant funds to eligible entities.

GCA Arts Education Program Grant

Posted: December 5, 2023

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Grantor: Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA)

Arts Education Program Grants support arts programs delivered to K-12 students in a variety of disciplines, including visual art, music, theatre, dance, media arts, and creative writing.

2024 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program

Posted: December 5, 2023

Deadline: February 28, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Transportation (USDOT)

RAISE discretionary grants help project sponsors at the state and local levels, including municipalities, Tribal governments, counties, and others complete critical freight and passenger transportation infrastructure projects.

Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program (FMA)

Posted: October 13, 2023

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Grantor: FEMA / GEMA

The purpose of the FMA program is to reduce or eliminate the flood risk of repetitive flood damage to structures and buildings insured by the NFIP, and to enhance community flood resilience within NFIP-participating communities.

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

Posted: October 13, 2023

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Grantor: FEMA / GEMA

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) supports states, local communities, tribes and territories as they undertake hazard mitigation projects, reducing the risks they face from disasters and natural hazards.

Community Energy Fellows

Posted: October 4, 2023

Deadline: March 5, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Energy

The Community Energy Fellowship will match 25-35 recent graduates and mid-career clean energy professionals with Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program formula-eligible local and Tribal governments.

Climate Pollution Reduction Implementation Grants - General Competition

Posted: September 22, 2023

Deadline: April 1, 2024

Grantor: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program provides $5 billion in grants to states, local governments, tribes, and territories to develop and implement ambitious plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful air pollution.