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 January 16, 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. Applications are due January 16, 2015.
This Grant will expire on January 01, 2015

Pursuant to the Public Works and Economic Development Act (PWEDA), Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of Commerce, announces general policies and application procedures for grant-based investments under the Planning and Local Technical Assistance programs. Under the Planning program EDA assists eligible recipients in creating regional economic development plans designed to stimulate and guide the economic development efforts of a community or region. Eligible applicants include state governments, city or township governments, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, private institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, and county governments. Applications are accepted on a continuing basis and processed as received. The award ceiling for this funding opportunity is $100,000.

This Grant will expire on January 01, 2015
The Sustainable Environments Program is working to overhaul our country’s outdated and crumbling infrastructure with a new approach that will foster healthier, sustainable, and just communities.  We believe in the potential of what we call “next generation infrastructure” to improve transit systems, make buildings more energy efficient, better manage our water systems and rebuild regional food systems. Focusing on urban areas and their surrounding suburbs, we seek solutions that connect and improve these infrastructure systems in ways that maximize positive impacts and minimize negative environmental, economic and social consequences.
This Grant will expire on December 19, 2014
The Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publish guidance to assist applicants in preparing proposals for grants to assess and clean up brownfield sites. EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. The Brownfields Assessment Grant provides funds to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning (including cleanup planning) and community involvement related to brownfield sites. The Brownfields Cleanup Grants provides funds to conduct cleanup activities at a specific brownfield site owned by the applicant. The total funding available under the national competitions for assessment and cleanup grants is estimated at $59.5 million subject to the availability of funds and other applicable considerations. EPA anticipates awarding an estimated 165 assessment grants for a total amount of approximately $41.4 million and 90 cleanup grants for an estimated $18.1 million in funding. Applications are due December 19th, 2014.
This Grant will expire on December 10, 2014
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released a Notice of Funding Availability for the Infill Infrastructure Grant (IIG) program. IIG grants provide for the gap funding of infrastructure improvements that are an integral part of or are necessary to facilitate the development of new infill housing for specific residential or mixed use projects. A total of $40 million is available for the Fiscal Year 2014-15 funding round. Applications are due December 10, 2014.
This Grant will expire on December 02, 2014
The California Energy Commission’s (Energy Commission) Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology (ARFVT) Program announces the availability of up to $3,300,000 in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Readiness funding to support new and existing planning efforts for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Grant funds will be awarded on a “first-come, first-served basis.”
This Grant will expire on November 03, 2014
The Pilot Program for TOD Planning helps support FTA’s mission of improving public transportation for America’s communities by providing funding to local communities to integrate land use and transportation planning with a New Starts, Core Capacity or fixed-guideway Small Starts project that will seek funding through the CIG Program. Projects eligible for funding must look at ways to improve ridership, develop a multimodal connectivity and accessibility system, improve access for pedestrian and bicycle traffic, engage the private sector, and examine infrastructure needs.
This Grant will expire on October 31, 2014
Provides funds to local entities to protect threatened species, to address wildlife corridors, to create trails, and to provide for nature interpretation programs which bring urban residents into park and wildlife areas.
This Grant will expire on October 16, 2014
On September 2, 2014, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will release their Call for Applications for the FY2015/16 Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program. A total of $9.8 million is available for a wide range of transportation planning purposes. Furthermore, the implementation of these grants should ultimately lead to the adoption, initiation, and programming of transportation improvements.