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 February 27, 2015
The FTA Section 5310 Program was established by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to meet the transportation needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities where public mass transportation services are otherwise unavailable, insufficient or unequipped to handle their needs. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is now the Designated Recipient of Section 5310 Program funds for Los Angeles County (formerly administered by Caltrans). As the Designated Recipient, Metro will be conducting a competitive solicitation for proposals for the Santa Clarita, Lancaster-Palmdale, and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim urbanized areas. Approximately $4,713, 200 will be available for Traditional Capital projects and approximately $1,704,700 for Other Capital and Operating projects. Applications are due to Metro by 3:00 PM, Friday, February 27, 2015.
This Grant will expire on February 27, 2015
The Energy Partnership Program offers services to help identify the most cost-effective energy saving opportunities for an applicant’s facilities. Facilities built with energy efficient designed cost less to operate which means continuous savings from the first day of operation. This program will provide technical assistance to your architectural and engineering team early in the design phase, before the plans are finalize, up to $20,000 of the consultant’s cost. The goal is to reduce energy consumption significantly below the state’s minimum building efficiency standard (Title 24). There is no final filing date. However, program funds are limited and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
This Grant will expire on February 18, 2015
MAP-21 amended the Tribal Transit Program to consist of $25 million formula allocation and a $5 million discretionary program. The program authorizes direct grants to Indian tribes for any purpose eligible under FTA’s Rural Areas Formula Program. The primary purpose of these competitively selected grants is to support planning, capital and in limited circumstances, operation assistance for tribal public transit services. Approximately $5 million is available for the Tribal Transit discretionary allocation in FY 2014. Proposals must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov website by midnight Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.
This Grant will expire on February 05, 2015
The HRP Program is an innovative program designed to reward local governments that approve housing for lower-income households and are in compliance with State housing element law with grant funds to create or rehabilitate parks and/or recreational facilities. Approximately $35 million is available for the 2014 funding round. The final application filing date is February 5, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
This Grant will expire on January 31, 2015
The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) strives to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries. It does this by making available grants to local and state public agencies for programs that help them enforce traffic laws, educate the public in traffic safety, and provide varied and effective means of reducing fatalities, injuries and economic losses from collisions. OTS draws from several federal government funding sources for its grants. Applications are due January 31, 2015.
This Grant will expire on January 30, 2015
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) is responsible for allocating discretionary federal, state and local transportation funds to improve all modes of surface transportation. LACMTA also prepares the Los Angeles County Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). A key component of TIP is the Call for Projects program, a competitive process that distributes discretionary capital transportation funds to regionally significant projects. Every other year, LACMTA accepts Call for Projects applications in eight modal categories. Eligible applicants include all public agencies that provide transportation facilities or services within Los Angeles County. The funds available will vary by modal category. Preliminary Funding Marks will be available in Spring 2015 before LACMTA’s Preliminary Staff Recommendations are scheduled to be released in July 2015. Funding for prior Calls has ranged in value from a total of $120 to $800 million and covered anywhere from four to six years. The application deadline has been extended to January 30, 2015.
This Grant will expire on January 28, 2015
National funders invest in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents. Through these projects, Partners for Places fosters long-term relationships that make our urban areas more prosperous, livable, and vibrant. The grant program will provide partnership investments between $25,000 and $75,000 for one year projects, or $50,000 and $150,000 for two year projects, with a 1:1 match required by one or more local foundations. The application deadline for round six is January 28, 2015. You may want to consult the Frequently Asked Questions for answers about definitions, the process, to find out what’s new in Round Six, and more. Awards will be announced May 15, 2015.