Funding: $350,000,000 

Description: Supports projects that seek to reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions, and in carrying out that purpose, improve habitat connectivity 

Eligible Recipients: State highway agency (or equivalent), Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Local government, Regional transportation authority, Special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, Indian Tribe, Federal land management agency

Eligible Uses: Projects to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions 

Deadline: TBA

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Funding: $150,000,000 

Description: Assists in the financing of capital projects to support passenger ferry systems in urbanized areas, such as ferry vessels, terminals, and related infrastructure

Eligible Recipients: States, Counties, Cities / Townships, Special Districts, Tribal Governments (federally recognized) 

Eligible Uses: Capital 

Deadline: September 6, 2022

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Funding: $1,250,000,000

Description: Provides federal credit assistance in the form of direct loans, loan guarantees, and standby lines of credit to finance surface transportation projects of national and regional significance.

Eligible Recipients: States (including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico), localities, or other public authorities, as well as private entities undertaking projects sponsored by public authorities

Eligible Uses: Surface transportation projects, including highway, transit, intercity passenger rail, some types of freight rail, intermodal freight transfer facilities, and some modifications inside a port terminal, and electrification of buses, ferries, trains, and associated infrastructure. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law specifically provides new eligibilityunder the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program for airport projects and expanded authority for transit-oriented development.

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Funding: $491,000,000

Description: Provides funding for the purpose of restoring marine, estuarine, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystem habitat as well as constructing or protecting ecological features that protect coastal communities from flooding or coastal storms. 

Eligible RecipientsInstitutions of higher education, non-profits, commercial (for profit) organizations, U.S. territories, and state, local, and Native American tribal governments.

Eligible Uses

Projects selected through this opportunity will help:

  • Restore marine, estuarine, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems
  • Rebuild sustainable fisheries and contribute to the recovery of threatened and endangered species 
  • Protect the safety and well-being of coastal communities by using natural infrastructure to reduce damage from flooding and storms
  • Support the many benefits that healthy habitats provide, such as clean drinking water and industries like boating, fishing, and tourism

Deadline: September 6, 2022

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Funding: $1,000,000,000

Description: Makes available federal funds to state, local, and Tribal governments to address cybersecurity risks and cybersecurity threats to information systems that they own or operate. 

Eligible Recipients: State, territorial, and Tribal governments or multi-entity groups of two or more eligible entities.

Eligible Uses: Develop and revise cybersecurity plans; implement elements of the cybersecurity plan (including individual projects); address imminent cybersecurity threats, as confirmed by the Department of Homeland Secretary, acting through the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director; grants management and administration (5 percent maximum); any other appropriate activity determined by the Department of Homeland Security Secretary, acting through the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director.

Deadline: TBA. Applications will likely open during the third quarter of 2022

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Funding: $3,000,000,000

Description: Provides grants to provide flexibility and help quickly rebalance the electrical system, facilitate the aggregation or integration of distributed energy resources, provide energy storage to meet fluctuating, provide voltage support, integrate intermittent generation sources, increase the network’s operational transfer capacity, and anticipate and mitigate impacts of extreme weather events or natural disasters on grid resilience.

Eligible Recipients: Utilities 

Eligible Uses: Qualifying Smart Grid investments including for installation, that allow buildings to engage in demand flexibility or Smart Grid functions. Eligible investments include metering, control, and other devices, sensors, and software; communications and broadband technologies to support smart grid deployment; technologies and programs to integrate electric vehicles to the grid; devices and software for buildings support demand flexibility and other smart grid functions; operational fiber and wireless broadband communications networks enabling data sharing between distribution system components; and Advanced transmission technologies, including dynamic line rating, flow control devices, advanced conductors, and network topology optimization, to increase the operational transfer capacity transmission networks.

Deadline: Expected to be opened by year end 2022

Learn More: TBA

Funding: $2,000,000,000

Description: Supports projects to improve and expand the surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of the movement of people and freight, and generate regional economic growth and improve quality of life. A project will be designated as rural if it is located:

  • In an Urbanized Area (UA) that had a population less than 200,000 in the 2010 Census, or

  • In a Census designated Urban Cluster, or

  • Outside an UA.

Eligible Recipients: State, Regional transportation planning organizations, Local governments, Tribal governments

Eligible Uses: Highway, bridge, or tunnel projects eligible under the National Highway Performance Program, Surface Transportation Block Grant Program, or the Tribal Transportation Program; highway freight project eligible under the National Highway Performance Program; highway safety improvement project; project on a publicly-owned highway or bridge improving access to certain facilities that support the economy of a rural area; integrated mobility management system, transportation demand management system, or on-demand mobility services 

Deadline for FY22: May 23, 2022

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Funding: $250,000,000

Description: To provide operating assistance to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity passenger rail service.

Eligible Recipients: States, including the District of Columbia; An entty implementng an interstate compact; A public agency/publicly chartered authority established by 1 or more States; A politcal subdivision of a State; Federally recognized Indian Tribe; Amtrak & Other Intercity Passenger Rail Carriers; Rail Carriers in partnership with at least 1 of the enttes described above.

Eligible Uses: (1) Establishing new services; (2) additional frequencies; (3) service extensions; (4) offering new on-board services. Examples of eligible expenses can include: train engineer staffing, fuel, train dispatching, station management, and overhead.

Deadline: TBA

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Funding: $400,000,000

Description: Provides funding to test, evaluate, and deploy projects that reduce port-related emissions from idling trucks. 

Eligible Recipients: TBD

Eligible Uses: Described above

Deadline: TBA

Learn More: TBA

Funding: $75,000,000

Description: Funds programs to improve the effectiveness of residential and community recycling programs, including those that tackle waste prevention, through public education and outreach.

Eligible Recipients: States, a Unit of Local Government, Tribal Governments (federally recognized), A Native Hawaiian Organization, The Department of Hawaiian Homelands, The Office of Hawaiian Affairs, A Non-Profit Organization, Or A Public-Private Partnership 

Eligible Uses: To inform the public about residential or community waste prevention or recycling programs; provide information about the recycled materials that are accepted; and increase collection rates and decrease contamination across the nation.

Deadline: TBA 

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