Grants & Award Opportunities

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

Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP)

Posted: May 14, 2024

Deadline: June 10, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Justice (DOJ)

The Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) reimburses states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes, for up to 50 percent of the cost of body armor vests purchased for law enforcement officers.

Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy (C-SITE)

Posted: May 6, 2024

Deadline: May 31, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Energy

Funded through Local Government Energy Program (LGEP), the Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy (C-SITE) Funding Opportunity Announcement provides approximately $18 million in financial awards and technical assistance to advance community identified energy priorities.

Defense Community Infrastructure Program

Posted: May 6, 2024

Deadline: June 17, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Defense

The program is designed to address deficiencies in community infrastructure, supportive of a military installation, to enhance military value, support the training of cadets at “covered educational institutions,” installation resilience, and/or military family quality of life.

Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program

Posted: April 12, 2024

Deadline: May 28, 2024

Grantor: Federal Railroad Administration

This program provides funding for projects that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of intercity passenger and freight rail.

US DOJ COPS Hiring Program (CHP)

Posted: April 12, 2024

Deadline: June 6, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)

The Fiscal Year 2024 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) is a competitive award program designed to provide funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire additional career law enforcement officers in an effort to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.

Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program (ATIIP)

Posted: April 1, 2024

Deadline: June 17, 2024

Grantor: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

The ATIIP grants will allow communities to identify, prioritize, and implement improvements to the largest barriers to safe, accessible, and equitable pedestrian and bicycle network connectivity through the development of infrastructure that will provide substantial additional opportunities for walking and bicycling.

GDOT Local Road Assistance Administration Grants

Posted: March 15, 2024

Deadline: June 15, 2024

Grantor: GA Department of Transportation (GDOT)

The Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) program provides funds to local governments to perform improvements to their roadway network each year.

Clean Ports Program

Posted: February 28, 2024

Deadline: May 28, 2024

Grantor: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA’s Clean Ports Program will fund climate and air quality planning activities at United States ports.

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.