Grants Database

Welcome to SCAG’s open grants database. Here you will find information on grant opportunities offered by various agencies that may be pertinent to your agency’s workplan. SCAG gathers this information in order to disseminate it to all interested agencies in the SCAG region.

The data is organized to highlight the basic characteristics of each of the grant opportunities. Click on the "Read More" links to see additional information about types of projects funded and application requirements. 

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This Grant will expire on October 09, 2015

Caltrans will release their call for applications for the Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant on August 17,2015. The Caltrans Division of Transportation Planning provides the following transportation planning grants: Sustainable Communities, and Strategic Partnerships.

Who May Apply as Primary Recipients for Strategic Partnerships – Metropolitan Planning Organizations/Regional Transportation Planning Agencies (MPO/RTPAs); Sub-recipients – Transit Agencies, Universities, Community Colleges, Native American Tribal Governments, Cities and Counties, Community-Based Organizations, Non-Profit Organizations, and Other Public Entities.

Who May Apply as Primary Recipients for Sustainable Communities – MPO/RTPAs, Transit Agencies, Cities, Counties, and Native American Tribal Governments; Sub-recipients – Transit Agencies, Universities, Community Colleges, Native American Tribal Governments, Cities and Counties, Community-Based Organizations, Non-Profit Organizations, and Other Public Entities.

  • Proposals are due to SCAG by October 9,2015
  • Applications due to Caltrans October 30,2015

 

This Grant will expire on July 13, 2015
The Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) Program was Established by the Legislature in 1989 and amended on September 26, 2013. It offers $7 million each fiscal year for grants to state, local, federal and nonprofit organizations. Eligible projects must be directly or indirectly related to the environmental impact of the modification of an existing transportation facility or construction of a new transportation facility. Applications are due Monday, July 13, 2015.
This Grant will expire on July 24, 2015
The Regional Coastal Resilience Grant program will support regional approaches to undertake activities that build resilience of coastal regions, communities, and economic sectors to the negative impacts from extreme weather events, climate hazards, and changing ocean conditions. It will support planning or implementing actions that mitigate the impacts of environmental drivers on overall resilience, including economic and environmental resilience. Funded projects will result in improved information for decision makers and actions that reduce risk, accelerate recovery, and promote adaptation to changing social, economic, and environmental conditions.
• Proposals are due by July 24, 2015.
• Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, regional organizations, private (for profit) entities, and local, state, and tribal governments.
• Award amounts will range from $500,000 to $1 million for projects lasting up to 36 months. Cost sharing through cash or in-kind matches is expected.
This Grant will expire on July 31, 2015
Caltrans released the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 7 Call for Projects.  The application due date for this Call for Projects is Friday, July 31, 2015.
 
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
The applicant for HSIP funds is an agency that assumes responsibility and accountability for the use and expenditure of federal-aid highway funds. The applicant must be a city, a county, or a tribal government federally recognized within the State of California. Exceptions to this requirement will be reviewed by the Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Headquarters - Division of Local Assistance (HQ-DLA) on a case-by-case basis.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS
HSIP funds are eligible for work on any public road or publicly owned bicycle or pedestrian pathway or trail, or on tribal lands for general use of tribal members, that improves the safety for its users. Within MAP-21, there are twenty one project categories identified as eligible; as listed under 23 U.S.C. §148(a)(4)(B). No funding priority is assigned to the list.

For more details, program guidelines, application form and other useful documents, please go to http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/LocalPrograms/HSIP/apply_now.htm
This Grant will expire on September 01, 2015
The California Natural Resources Agency (Agency) is released the guidelines and application for the California River Parkways (RP) grant program.  The Agency will be awarding approximately $7.6 million dollars for the acquisition, restoration, protection and development of river parkways in accordance with the California River Parkways Act of 2004. THIS IS A ONE-TIME FUNDING CYCLE.
Eligible Applicants: State agency, city, county, California Nonprofit Organziations (must be 501(c)(3) or pursuant to a joint powers agreement between two or more of these entities.
Available funding and timelines are contingent upon enactment of the FY 15/16 budget and subsequent budget decisions.
Available dollars $7.6 million (estimated). Funding requests are capped at $500,000.

Application Period June 1, 2015 – September 1, 2015 (must be postmarked on or before 9/1/15)

Project completion date May 1, 2019
 
This Grant will expire on September 04, 2015
 
As part of the 2015 Local Government Match Program, the Mobile Source Air Pollution Review Committee has announced the Clean Transportation Funding™ program. The funding, totaling $13 million, is available to cities and counties within the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The program expands the focus on active transportation to include projects such as pedestrian access projects, bicycle infrastructure (bike lanes, sharrows, parking, etc), bicycle purchases, bike share programs and outreach and education projects. June 2, 2015 is the earliest date for application submissions. Sept. 4, 2015 (11:59 pm) is the last date and time electronic applications will be accepted. The program has been extremely competitive in past years. It is highly recommended to submit your project on the first day if possible. For more program details, visit:
 
This Grant will expire on September 24, 2015
Projects funded under this solicitation will demonstrate full zero-emission drayage trucks, and drayage trucks that offer zero-emission miles (near zero-emission) by employing on-board range extending internal combustion engines or other technologies. California-based public agencies such as air districts, ports, and local government entities or agencies and California-based non-profit organizations with expertise implementing large scale advanced technology demonstration projects and the requisite knowledge of drayage truck operations may apply via this solicitation to become the demonstration project Grantee.
• Applications are due to ARB by 5:00 p.m., September 24, 2015.
• ARB will hold an Applicant Workshop to answer questions regarding this Grant Solicitation on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
This Grant will expire on September 24, 2015
This project is intended to demonstrate multiple types of equipment and vehicles employing zero and near zero-emission technologies at one freight facility located within, or with the project directly benefitting, disadvantaged communities.  Examples of multi-source facilities include distribution centers, warehouses, ports, intermodal rail yards, or other similar freight support facilities.
California-based public agencies such as air districts, ports, and local government entities or agencies and California-based non-profit organizations with expertise implementing large scale advanced technology demonstration projects may apply via this Solicitation to become the demonstration project Grantee(s).
• Applications are due to ARB by 5:00 p.m., September 24, 2015.
• ARB will hold an Applicant Teleconference to answer questions regarding this Grant Solicitation on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.