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Infrastructure Bulletin

July 27, 2023

July 27, 2023

New and Updated NOFOs

DOE Energy Future Grants ($27 million) Due September 30. NOFO.

DOI WaterSMART Applied Science Grants Due October 17.

USDA Empowering Rural America (New ERA) Program ($9.7 billion) Letter of Interest Now Due September 15 (Extended from August 31).

Closing Soon

EPA Solar for All Grant ($7 billion) NOI due July 31 for states; August 14 for municipal/county governments and eligible nonprofits; August 28 for tribal governments. Due September 26. NOFO.

DOE Heat Pump Defense Production Act Program ($250 million). Full Application Due August 1. NOFO Concept Paper was due May 19.

DOT Wildlife Crossings Program Due August 1.

DOT Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program (WCPP) Due August 1.

EPA FY24 Brownfields Job Training Program ($12 million) Due August 2. NOFO.

DOE Industrial Demonstrations ($6.3 billion) Full Application Due August 4. NOFO. Concept Paper Was Due April 21.

DOE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) ($8.8 million) Full Application Due August 21. NOFO. ) Concept Paper was due June 5.

EPA Great Lakes Environmental Justice Grant Programs ($30 million) Due August 11.

DOC Tech Hubs Phase 1 ($500 thousand) Due August 15. NOFO

DOT Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Grant Program ($848 million) Due August 18. NOFO

Open Funding Opportunities

HUD Jobs Plus (22.5 million) Due August 21. NOFO.

HUD Radon Testing and Mitigation Demonstration for Public Housing ($5 million) Due September 21.

NOAA Climate Resilience Regional Challenge ($575 million) LOI due August 21 for eligible states, counties, cities, tribes, and nonprofits. Due February 13, 2024. NOFO

DOT Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant Program (MPDG) (INFRA/MEGA/Rural) Due August 21. NOFO

HUD Housing Mobility-Related Services ($25 million) Due August 30.

HUD Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program Due August 31.

USDA Empowering Rural America (New ERA) Program ($9.7 billion) Letter of Interest Now Due September 15 (Extended from August 31).

DOE Clean Energy Demonstration Program on Current and Former Mine Land ($450 million) Full Application Due August 31. Concept Paper Was Due May 11. NOFO.

HUD Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages ($75 million) Due September 5.

DOI Youth Engagement, Education and Employment ($18 million) Due September 15.

DOE Silicon Solar Manufacturing, and Dual-Use Photovoltaics Incubator ($45 million) Concept Paper Due September 27 Full Application Due November 14

HUD Continuum of Care Competition and Renewal or Replacement of Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Grants Due September 28. ($3.1 Billion) NOFO

DOT Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods-Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program  ($198 million available) Due September 28.

DOT Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods (RCN) Neighborhood Access and Equity (NAE) ($3.15 billion available)

USDA Powering Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) Program ($1 billion) Letter of Intent Due September 29.

DOE Maintaining and Enhancing Hydroelectricity Incentives ($554 million) Full Application Due October 6. Letter of Intent was due June 22. NOFO.

HUD HOPE VI Main Street Grant Program ($2 million) Due October 12.

BOR WaterSMART Applied Science Grants Due October 17.

DOE Consumer Electronics Battery Recycling, Reprocessing, and Battery Collection ($125 million) Full Application Due November 29. NOFO. Concept Paper Due August 17.

DOE Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Enhancement & Innovation ($25 million) Full Application Due January 5, 2024. NOFO. Concept Paper Due August 31.

DOE Carbon Utilization Procurement Grants ($100 million) Due April 30, 2024. NOFO

Corps of Engineers Water Infrastructure Financing Program

Review website for information on this financing program

DOT Transportation Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TIFIA) Rural Project Initiative

Rolling application

DOT Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program for Infrastructure Projects

Rolling application

Administration & Funding News

DOT announced $20.9 million in grant awards for 88 Tribal projects that will reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on Tribal lands. The grants are from the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund.

DOT announced it will award $20 million to 47 communities to help improve public transportation options in areas experiencing long-term economic distress through FTA's Areas of Persistent Poverty program.

DOE announced funding for states to begin training a new generation of residential energy contractors. Funded by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the State-Based Home Energy Efficiency Contractor Training Grants Program will provide $150 million in grants for states to reduce the cost of training, testing, and certifying residential energy efficiency and electrification contractors.

EPA announced two Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans totaling $305 million to the Polk Regional Water Cooperative in Polk County, Florida. The funding will support projects to sustain the local drinking water supply and alleviate the strain on the Upper Floridan Aquifer.

DOE announced $33 million in funding to support 14 clean-energy projects. The funded projects cover topics ranging from grid integration, renewable solar and wind energy, and advanced manufacturing.

USDA announced 17 new Urban Service Centers and ten new urban county committees, as well as approximately $10.7 million in investments for the Patrick Leahy Farm to School Program and an expansion of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative, including approximately $30 million in funding availability for the new Local and Regional Healthy Food Financing Partnerships Initiative.


Reconnecting Communities Webinar Series

July 27, August 9, August 15, August 24

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DOE Energy Future Grants

July 27, 2:00 PM ET and August 3, 4:00 PM ET

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DOE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Competitive Program

August 1, 3:00 PM ET

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DOT Project Delivery Center of Excellence Thought Leadership Series

August 3, August 10, September 7, September 27, October 12, October 26

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Climate-Resilient, Low-Volume Road Design and Management

August 7, 1:00 PM ET

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Partnerships for Advancing Clean Water Infrastructure

August 8, 2:00 PM ET

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TFG: Special Report on Biden Administration's Spring 2023 Regulatory Agenda

DOT: A Toolkit for Planning and Funding Urban Electric Mobility Infrastructure

GAO: FEMA Should Improve Transparency of Grant Decisions

NLC: Apply Now for Billions in Transportation Grants

CRS: Housing Issues in the 118th Congress

The Washington Post: Why a $90 Million Push Could Help U.S. Buildings Withstand Climate Disasters

DOT: June 2023 Air Travel Consumer Report

GAO: Zero-Emission Vehicle Implementation


Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (P.L. 117-58, H.R. 3684)

White House BIL Guidebook  

Brookings Institute Federal Infrastructure Law Hub (Summary of Tool)

Local Infrastructure Hub  

White House List of Open and Upcoming Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

DOT Key Notices of Funding Opportunity