Grants Update

Week of December 9, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 


New Grant Opportunities

Department of Agriculture

FY 2023 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program enables and improves distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Entities that provide education or health care through telecommunications including state or local governmental organizations, federally recognized tribes, nonprofit organizations, incorporated for-profit businesses, and groups of eligible entities working together.    

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 30, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2023 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL): Address Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind   

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will enable the innovations needed to advance U.S. wind systems, reduce the cost of electricity, and accelerate the deployment of wind power, maximize the benefits of the clean energy transition as the nation works to curb the climate crisis, empower workers, and advance environmental justice. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, nonprofits, for-profits, and institutions of higher education who are domestic entities. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? March 10, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2023 DOE Partnership Intermediary (PI) Pilot   

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will support the Department of Energy to increase its outreach to small businesses, universities, and other non-traditional partners in pursuit of clean energy, national security, energy security, and climate goals through partnership intermediaries (PIs). Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States and local governments, nonprofits owned in whole or in part by, chartered by, funded in whole or in part by, or operated in whole or in part by or on behalf of a state or local government, that assists, counsels, advises, evaluates, or otherwise cooperates with small business firms, institutions of higher education.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 3, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2023 Refuge Enhancement/Non-Infrastructure Program  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to enable local communities to play a more active role in increasing outdoor recreation

opportunities on refuge lands and waters, and to enhance

wildlife habitat. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, county governments, local governments, special districts, independent school districts, public, state, and private institutions of higher education, public housing

authorities/Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal

governments, and nonprofits. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? September 10, 2023

Department of the Interior

FY 2022 Historic Preservation Fund - Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the rehabilitation of historic properties to foster economic development of rural communities. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal

governments, and nonprofits. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 7, 2023

National Endowment of the Arts

FY 2024 Grants for Arts Projects 1 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports opportunities for public engagement with the arts and arts education, for the integration of the arts with strategies promoting the health and well-being of people and communities, and for the improvement of overall capacity and capabilities within the arts sector. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, special district governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, independent school districts, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 9, 2023 

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Grants Update

Week of December 2, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of Transportation

FY 2023 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports surface transportation projects that will improve: safety; environmental sustainability; quality of life; mobility and community connectivity; economic competitiveness and opportunity including tourism; state of good repair; partnership and collaboration; and innovation. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, tribal, and U.S. territorial governments, including special districts and public authorities with a transportation function, transit agencies, port authorities, and multi-state or multijurisdictional groups of eligible entities.    

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 28, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2022/2023 BIL– Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP): Grid Innovation Program (Section 40103(b))

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to provides financial assistance to one or multiple states, Tribes, local governments, and public utility commissions to collaborate with electric sector owners and operators to deploy projects that use innovative approaches to transmission, storage, and distribution infrastructure to enhance grid resilience and reliability. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, a combination of 2 or more states, Indian tribes, local governments, and public utility commissions.

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 13, 2023 (Concept Papers) ;May 19, 2023 (Full Application)  

Department of Energy

FY 2022/2023 BIL– Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP): Grid Resilience (Section 40101(c))  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports activities that reduce the likelihood and consequence of impacts to the electric grid due to extreme weather, wildfire, and natural disaster. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Electric grid operators, electricity generators, electricity storage operator, transmission owners or operators, distribution providers, and fuel suppliers. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 16, 2022 (Concept Paper); April 6, 2023 (Full Application)  

Department of Energy

FY 2022/2023 BIL– Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP): Smart Grid Grants (Section 40107)  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to deploy and catalyze technology solutions that increase the flexibility, efficiency, reliability, and resilience of the electric power system, with particular focus on enhancing the system’s capabilities. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, local governments, tribal nations, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, and for-profit entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 16, 2022 (Concept Papers); March 17, 2023 (Full Application) 

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2022 Wood Products Infrastructure Assistance (WPIA) Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide support for facilities that purchase and process byproducts from ecosystem restoration projects in areas at risk of unnaturally severe wildfire or insect or disease infestation. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States and local governments, Indian tribes, school districts, community non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, for-profit entities, and special purpose districts such as public utilities districts, fire districts, conservation districts, and ports.   

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 20, 2022 

Department Agriculture

FY 2023 Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to help develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach, and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, small processors, veteran farmers and ranchers, and/or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Federal, state, local or tribal agencies, institutions of higher education, foundations maintained by institutions of higher education, cooperative extension services for U.S. states or territories, and nongovernmental organizations and/or community-based organizations representing owners and operators of farms, small food processors, or small fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 16, 2023

Department of Agriculture

FY 2023 Rural Business Development Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides technical assistance and training for small and emerging businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 new employees and less than $1 million in gross revenues. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Rural public entities including towns, communities, state agencies, authorities, nonprofit corporations, institutions of higher education, federally recognized tribes, and rural cooperatives.   

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 28, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2023 Partnership Intermediary Pilot

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will develop partnership intermediaries to support the Department of Energy in increasing its outreach to small businesses, universities, and other non-traditional partners in pursuit of clean energy, national security, energy security, and climate goals. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States and local governments, nonprofits owned in whole or in part by, chartered by, funded in whole or in part by, or operated in whole or in part by or on behalf of a state or local government, that assists, counsels, advises, evaluates, or otherwise cooperates with small business firms, institutions of higher education. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 3, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2023 Transmission Facilitation Program (TFP) Capacity Contracts   

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that accelerate the deployment of high-voltage transmission facilities that will best serve the national interest by cost-effectively increasing resiliency and reliability, reducing energy bills for households and businesses by increasing access to lower-cost electricity, increasing inter-regional transmission capacity, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and promoting economic growth and energy justice. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligibility is unrestricted. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 1, 2023 (Part 1). Accepted Part 1 applicants will have 45 days from invitation to apply for Part 2. 

Department of Health and Human Services

FY 2023 Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services -Replication

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program enhances the quality, effectiveness, and proven outcomes of nutrition services and programs within the aging services network. Funding will support projects that support the Older Americans Act Title III-C Senior Nutrition Program goals of reducing hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition; promoting socialization; and promoting health and well-being by delaying the onset of adverse health conditions. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including state and local governments; Indian tribal governments and organizations; faith-based organizations; community-based organizations; hospitals and institutions of higher education. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 25, 2023

Department of the Interior

FY 2023 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: National Fish Passage Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to provide direct technical and financial assistance to partners to remove instream barriers and restore aquatic organism passage and aquatic connectivity for the benefit of Federal trust resources. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, Federal agencies, private land owners, Tribes, local municipalities, special district governments, non-governmental organizations, special district governments, independent school districts, public and private institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public and Indian housing authorities, nonprofits with or without 501 (c)(3) status, small businesses, for-profit organizations, and individuals 

WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling- final due date is December 31, 2023

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Guidelines For Brownfields Training, Research, And Technical Assistance Grant

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to authorize funding to eligible entities to provide training, research, and technical assistance to facilitate the inventory of brownfield sites, site assessments, remediation of brownfield sites, community involvement, or site preparation. Grants awarded under this solicitation will help communities, organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals tackle the challenge of cleaning up and revitalizing brownfield properties. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, land clearance authorities or another quasi-governmental entity that operates under the supervision and control of, or as an agent of, a general purpose unit of local government, government entities created by a state legislature, regional councils or groups of general purpose units of local government, redevelopment agencies, states, Indian Tribes other than those located in Alaska, Alaska Native Regional Corporation, Alaska Native Village Corporation, and Metlakatla Indian Community, nonprofit organizations, limited liability corporations and limited partnerships in which all partners are nonprofits, and qualified community development entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 14, 2023 

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Technical Assistance To Brownfields Communities  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will help communities tackle the challenge of assessing, cleaning up and preparing brownfield sites for redevelopment, especially underserved/rural/small and distressed communities. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, land clearance authorities, regional councils, redevelopment agencies, states, Indian tribes, non-profit organizations including educational institutions, limited liability corporations, limited liability partnerships, and qualified community development entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 14, 2023

Department of Labor

FY 2023 YouthBuild Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding to organizations providing pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. In addition to construction skills training, YouthBuild applicants may include occupational skills training in other in-demand industries. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Private non-profit or public agencies including rural, urban, or Native American agencies that have previously served disadvantaged youth in a YouthBuild or similar program.    

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 7, 2023 

National Archives Records Administration

FY 2024 Archives Collaboratives   

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will fund archival collaborations to share best practices, tools, and techniques; assess institutional strengths and opportunities; create replicable and sustainable digital platforms for historical collections; virtually unify records from multiple repositories; and promote management structures for long-term sustainability and growth.Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations or institutions; colleges, universities, and other academic institutions; state or local government agencies; and Federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? May 3, 2023

National Archives and Records Administration

FY 2024 Major Collaborative Archival Initiatives   

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections. Projects must be collaborations among multiple institutions that either digitize and publish online historical records as a virtual collection around a common theme, organization, or important historical figure(s), or that create and test new tools and methods for the archival field to enhance public access, especially for born-digital records. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, and other academic institutions, state and local government agencies, and Federally- or state-recognized Native American tribes and groups.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? May 3, 2023 

National Archives and Records Administration

FY 2024 Publishing Historical Record in Collaborative Digital Editions   

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides access to, and editorial context for, the historical documents and records that tell the American story. Funding will support projects to publish online editions of historical records, which may focus on broad historical movements in U.S. history, such as law, including its social and cultural history; politics; social reform; business; military; the arts; and other aspects of the national experience, including any aspect of African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American history. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, and other academic institutions, state and local government agencies, and federally- or state-recognized Native American tribes and groups.    

WHEN'S IT DUE? Round 1: May 3, 2023 ;Round 2: November 2, 2023  

National Endowment for the Arts

FY 2024 Challenge America  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program offers support primarily to small organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to groups/communities with rich and dynamic artistic and cultural contributions to share that are underserved. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Arts organizations, local arts agencies, arts service organizations, local education agencies (LEAs)/school districts, and other organizations that can help advance the goals of the funding agency including nonprofit organizations, states or local governments, and tribes.

WHEN'S IT DUE? April 27, 2023 (pre-submittal in grants.gov); May 16, 2023 (submittal through NEA portal) 

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Grants Update

Week of November 18, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of Housing and Urban Development

FY 2022 Healthy Homes and Weatherization Cooperation Demonstration (Select Areas)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide housing interventions in lower-income households that are conducted jointly through the coordination of HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH)-funded Healthy Homes Production (HHP) program and programs funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 5, 2023

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

FY 2023 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by supporting diverse local partnerships focused on improving water quality, watersheds, and the species and habitats they support. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, school districts, nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, consortia, and tribal governments.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 31, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2023 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Long-Duration Energy Storage Demonstrations

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to accelerate commercialization for energy storage technologies by demonstrating the technologies at scale for long durations and partnering with community and industry stakeholders so they can best adopt and benefit from these technologies. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, tribal governments, institutions of higher education, for-profit entities, and nonprofits.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 15, 2022 (Letter of Intent), March 3, 2023 (Full Application)

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to assist local waste management authorities by supporting improvements to local post-consumer materials management, including municipal recycling programs, and assisting local waste management authorities in making improvements to local waste management systems. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE?  Political subdivisions of states and territories, such as counties, towns, parishes, and similar units of government that have executive and legislative functions to be political subdivisions of states. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 16, 2023

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Consumer Recycling Education and Outreach (REO) Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve the effectiveness of residential and community recycling programs through public education and outreach. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, and public-private partnerships. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 16, 2023

Department of the Interior

FY 2023 Water Conservation Field Services Program (Columbia-Pacific Northwest Region)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding for projects that result in water management planning for water managers to plan, prioritize, and design projects that conserve and use water more efficiently, and to mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, local authorities, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority located in the Reclamation’s Columbia-Pacific Northwest Region. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 31, 2023

Federal Communications Commission

FY 2023 Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to facilitate the promotion of the Affordable Connective Program (ACP) and increase awareness of and participation in the ACP among eligible households.

Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, tribal governments, public housing agencies, social service providers, workforce development training organizations, community-based organizations, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 9, 2023

Bloomberg Philanthropies

2022 Public Art Challenge

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding to create temporary public art projects that address important civic issues. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Mayors of US cities with populations over 30,000.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 15, 2023 (Phase I)

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure (BICI)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? Led in partnership with the Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI), BICI will help cities implement ambitious cycling projects, setting a new precedent for what’s possible in cities. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Cities with more than 100,000 residents

WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling from November 10, 2022 to February 3, 2023

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Grants Update

Week of November 11, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 


New Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps

  FY 2023 AmeriCorps Seniors: American Seniors Workforce Development Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects focused on supporting older adults as they seek to secure employment in professional, skilled labor, or para-professional careers. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, institutions of higher education, public housing authorities, Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 1, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services

  FY 2023 Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports organizations to reduce falls and/or fall risks among older adults and adults with disabilities in their community through the implementation of evidence-based fall prevention programs, particularly focusing on those older adults in underserved areas and populations. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, public housing authorities, Indian housing authorities, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, faith based organizations, community organizations, and Native American tribal governments.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 11, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services

  FY 2023 Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to help communities develop capacity for, expand, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) and support programs that address the prevention and management of chronic conditions among older adults and adults with disabilities. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, public housing authorities, Indian housing authorities, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, faith based organizations, community organizations, and Native American tribal governments.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 11, 2023

Department of Interior

  FY 2023 Youth Engagement, Education and Employment 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program employs the next generation of conservationists in paid projects and internships of the Public Lands Corps (PLC) Program. The PLC Program provides work and education opportunities for youth participants ages 16 to 30, and up to the age of 35 for veterans, in the areas of natural and cultural resource conservation, development, and scientific research. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? September 10, 2023

Department of Transportation

  FY 2023 FAA Contract Tower (FCT) Competitive Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds small town and municipal airports in the implementation of airport-owned airport traffic control tower (ATCT) projects that address the aging infrastructure of the nation’s airports. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, and airport sponsors that are approved in the funding agency’s contract tower program or contract tower cost-share program.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 6, 2022

National Endowment for the Humanities

FY 2023 Landmarks of American History and Culture

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support a series of one-week residential, virtual, and combined format workshops across the nation that enhance and strengthen how K-12 educators, higher education faculty, and humanities professionals incorporate place-based teaching and learning in the humanities. Projects will situate the study of topics and themes in the humanities within sites, areas, or regions of historic and cultural significance in order to expand participants' knowledge of and approaches to teaching about diverse histories, cultures, traditions, languages, and perspectives in the United States and its jurisdictions.

Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 1, 2023

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Grants Update

Week of November 4, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 


New Grant Opportunities

Department of Commerce

 FY 2023 Regional Environmental Literacy Capacity Building

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the development of systemic Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences in school districts by increasing the capacity of state networks and their leadership, network weavers, their partners, and the larger environmental education community. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, K-through-12 public and independent schools and school systems, institutions of higher education, and Native American tribal governments.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 20, 2023

Department of Housing and Urban Development

  FY 2022 HOPE VI Main Street Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide grants to small communities to assist in the renovation of a historic or traditional central business district, or “Main Street” area, by replacing unused, obsolete, commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units.

Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments and special districts.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 31, 2023

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Grants Update

Week of October 28, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Health and Human Services

FY 2023 Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Services and Outreach Program (DVHT-SO)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to fund organizations that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and local capacity to deliver services to domestic victims of severe forms of human trafficking as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended through victim outreach, identification, case management, direct services, assistance, and referrals. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, private institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? June 22, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services

FY 2023 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program: Overdose Response

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support immediate responses to the overdose crisis in rural areas through improving access to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder (SUD). Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local, state, and territorial governments, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and domestic public or private nonprofit or for-profit entities, including community-based organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 19, 2023

Department of Interior

FY 2023 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to facilitate the collection of light detection and ranging (lidar) and derived elevation data by supporting applicants that may fund an acquisition project through the USGS Geospatial Products and Services Contracts (GPSC), or that may request funds to apply toward a lidar data acquisition project where the requesting partner uses its own contracting vehicle. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, federal agencies, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and private sector utilities.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 18, 2022

National Endowment for the Arts

FY 2023-2024 NEA Big Read 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports organizations across the country in hosting dynamic community-wide reading programs that broaden people's understanding of the world, their neighbors, and themselves through the power of a shared reading experience. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, tax-exempt public libraries, and nonprofit organizations. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 18, 2023

National Endowment for the Humanities

FY 2023 Climate Smart Humanities Organizations

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports comprehensive assessment and strategic planning efforts by humanities organizations to mitigate physical and operational environmental impacts and adapt to a changing climate. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, public or nonprofit accredited institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 17, 2023

National Endowment for the Humanities

FY 2023 Cultural and Community Resilience

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports community-based efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic by safeguarding cultural resources and fostering cultural resilience through the identification, documentation, and/or collection of cultural heritage and community experience. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, public and nonprofit accredited institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations.  

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 12, 2023

National Endowment for the Humanities

FY 2024 Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership (ACFHP)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to restore and conserve the habitat necessary to support coastal, estuarine-dependent, and diadromous fish species along the Atlantic Coast of the United States. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, federal agencies, Native American tribes, conservation groups, private landowners, corporations/businesses, foundations, and nonfederal entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 20, 2023

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Grants Update

Week of October 14, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Energy

FY 2023 Clean Energy to Communities (C2C) Program: Peer-Learning Pilot Cohorts

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for local, regional, and tribal governments to participate in pilot peer-learning cohorts regarding clean energy. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, Native American tribal governments, metropolitan planning organizations, and regional planning organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 1, 2022

Department of Labor

FY 2023 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans’ Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Veterans’ with Children Program (HFVVWC) - HVRP

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program proposes strategies to achieve economic opportunity, address historical inequities, and provide equitable access and outcomes to marginalized groups. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, Native American tribal governments, academic institutions, public housing authorities, Indian housing authorities, small businesses, and for profit and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? March 9, 2023

Department of Agriculture

FY 2022 National Culvert Removal, Replacement, and Restoration Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the replacement, removal, repair, and improvement of culverts or weirs that would meaningfully improve or restore fish passage for anadromous fish. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments and Native American tribes

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 6, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services

FY 2022/ 2023 Rail Vehicle Replacement Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support capital projects that replace rail rolling stock. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 5, 2023

Department of Veterans Affairs

FY 2023 Legal Services for Homeless Veterans and Veterans At-Risk for Homelessness Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide legal services to eligible veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations, and faith-based organizations. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 30, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of October 7, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 


New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Agriculture

  FY 2023 Advanced Biofuel Payment Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support and ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels by paying advanced biofuel producers for finished advanced biofuel products. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Any entity that produces and sells advanced biofuel.

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 31, 2022

Department of Agriculture

FY 2023 Fertilizer Product Expansion Program (FPEP)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to increase or otherwise expand the manufacturing and processing of fertilizer, nutrient alternatives, and other nutrient management products and technologies and their availability in the United States. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and and state governments, Native American tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations, corporations, certified benefit corporations, and producer-owned cooperatives and corporations. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 14, 2022 and December 29, 2022

Department of Agriculture

   FY 2023 Solid Waste Management Grant

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites. Projects must be in rural areas and towns with a population of 10,000 or less. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 31, 2022

Department of Health and Human Services

  FY 2023 Children's Safety Network 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to increase the capacity of Title V agencies to adopt and implement evidence-based child and adolescent safety programs, practices, and policies, with a specific focus on injury and violence prevention-related Title V performance and outcome measures, such as injury hospitalizations, bullying, safe sleep, and suicide, as well as leading causes of injury-related deaths among children and adolescents (e.g., motor vehicle crashes, firearms, and poisonings).  Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, special districts, Native American tribal governments, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, independent school districts, and small businesses.

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 4, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services

  FY 2023-2025 Residential (Long Term Foster Care) Services for Unaccompanied Children

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide temporary shelter care and other child welfare-related services to unaccompanied children (UC) in ORR custody by supporting long-term foster care (LTFC) providers for the provision of foster care services to UC, including sibling groups, pregnant/parenting teens, or UC who are especially vulnerable or with other needs.  Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligibility for this program is unrestricted.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 29, 2022

Department of Housing and Urban Development

FY 2022 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps communities transform neighborhoods by redeveloping severely distressed public and/or U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-assisted housing and catalyzing critical improvements in neighborhoods. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, public housing authorities, and Indian housing authorities. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 11, 2023

Department of Transportation

  FY 2022 Thriving Communities Program - Capacity Builders

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to establish a national technical assistance program that will drive innovation, advance equity outcomes, and build a national pipeline of community-driven infrastructure projects. Applicants will provide technical assistance, planning and capacity building support to disadvantaged communities. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, philanthropic entities, other technical providers with a demonstrated capacity to develop and provide technical assistance, planning, and capacity building.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 22, 2022

Department of Transportation

  FY 2022 Thriving Communities Program - Community Letters of Interest

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will provide technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support to communities to help them compete for federal aid and deliver quality infrastructure projects that enable their communities and neighborhoods to thrive. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, metropolitan planning organizations, transit agencies, and other political subdivisions of state or local government.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 6, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of September 30, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Interior

FY 2023 Partners for Fish and Wildlife

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the restoration and conservation of fish and wildlife habitats for the benefit of federal trust resources by providing direct technical and financial assistance to private landowners. Projects must be implemented on private lands, with certain exceptions. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local and tribal governments, special district governments, Native American tribal organizations, school districts, institutions of higher education, public housing authorities, nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2023

Department of Interior

FY 2023 Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program: National Ground-Water Monitoring Network 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports data providers for the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network by helping water managers, primarily state water resource agencies, to share their water-level and water-quality monitoring data to help monitor current conditions and avoid future water conflicts that may result from changes in the environment.  Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligible applicants are state or local water resource agencies that collect groundwater data, including state governments, city or township governments, and county governments.

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 26, 2023

Department of Transportation

FY 2023 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Airport Terminal Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to address the aging infrastructure of the nation's airports by upgrading, modernizing, and rebuilding airport terminals and airport-owned airport traffic control towers.  Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and private entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 24, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of September 23, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 

Please Note: Grants.gov is currently offline for maintenance. the site will return online on September 29, 2022.

New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Energy

FY 2022 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Storage Validation and Testing Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise Phases III, III.5, and IV

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will accelerate the development of new or expanded commercial-scale geologic carbon storage projects and associated carbon dioxide transport infrastructure, through a focus on detailed site characterization, permitting, and construction stages of project development. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 28, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2023 Coastal Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides technical and financial assistance through cooperative agreements to coastal communities, conservation partners, and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitats on public and private lands. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, nonprofit organizations, individuals, and for-profit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? June 30, 2023

Department of Interior

FY 2022 Save America’s Treasures (SAT) Grants: Collection Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections. Projects should involve collections including artifacts, museum collections, documents, sculptures, and other works of art. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 20, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2022 Save America’s Treasures (SAT) Grants: Preservation Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections. Preservation projects must be designated individually as a National Historic Landmark, or a contributing structure to a National Historic Landmark District, at the time of application submission. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 20, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2023-2024 Water Conservation Field Services Program: Financial Assistance

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding for the planning, prioritizing, demonstrating technology/projects, and design of projects that conserve and use water more efficiently; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to sustainability in the Western U.S. Click here for more information. Click here to view the NOFA.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority located within the Lower Colorado Basin including southern California, Nevada, and Arizona, or the State of Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 18, 2022

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2022 Enhance Aquifer Recharge Performance and Potential Risk in Different Regional and Hydrogeologic Settings

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to conduct research related to Enhanced Aquifer Recharge (EAR) as part of the National Water Reuse Action Plan. Research under this initiative is important to increasing the understanding of current aquifer storage and recovery practices and may include studies on the effect of subsurface geology and hydrology on EAR effectiveness for enhancing water quality, the methods and technologies for monitoring and maintenance of EAR systems, and computational modeling and scientific visualization. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, hospitals located in the U.S. and its territories or possessions, and public and private nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 9, 2022

National Endowment for the Humanities

FY 2023 Dangers and Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support humanistic research that explores the relationship between technology and society. The funding agency is particularly interested in projects that examine current social and cultural issues that are significantly shaped by technology.  

Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? February 2, 2023

Department of Transporation

FY 2022 Advanced Transportation Technologies and Innovative Mobility Deployment (ATTIMD) Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program improves safety, mobility, efficiency, system performance, intermodal connectivity, and infrastructure return on investment by supporting deployment, installation, and operation of advanced transportation technologies. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, other political subdivisions of a state or local government, such as publicly owned toll or port authorities, multijurisdictional groups or consortia of research institutions or academic institutions

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 18, 2022

Department of Transportation

FY 2022 Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports public sector agencies to conduct demonstration projects focused on advanced smart city or community technologies and systems in order to improve transportation efficiency and safety. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, public transit agencies or authorities,

Public toll authorities, and Metropolitan planning organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 18, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of September 16, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Agriculture

FY 2022 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: Forest Restoration (Great Lakes Watershed)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that implement strategic, priority actions to restore, protect, and maintain the Great Lakes ecosystem. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and limited to projects located entirely within the Great Lakes watershed, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 14, 2022

Department of Energy

FY 2023 American-Made SolarAPP+ Prize

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program encourages the adoption of SolarAPP+ by local governments with authority over residential rooftop solar photovoltaic permitting. SolarAPP+ is an automated permitting software tool, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NERL), that provides instant permit approval on code-compliant residential rooftop solar systems. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments that qualify as authorities having jurisdiction, including counties, cities, and incorporated towns and villages. Applicants must have authority over residential rooftop solar photovoltaic permitting.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 4, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2023 Recovery Challenge Fund

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program enhances and increases partnerships with agencies and organizations implementing high-priority recovery actions, in particular for genetically sound breeding, rearing, and reintroduction programs, as well as to develop or update recovery plans Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligibility for this program is unrestricted. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the biology of the involved listed species and its ecosystem, including preferably having worked with the species in the past. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 15, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2023 Small Surface Water and Groundwater Storage Projects

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports small surface water and groundwater storage projects to request cost-shared funding for the planning, design, and/or construction of those projects. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local, state, other public institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal governments, and Native American organizations located within 17 Western States that have submitted a Feasibility Study to Reclamation for review by October 31, 2022. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 9, 2022

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Brownfields Assessment Grants 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide funding for developing inventories of brownfield sites, prioritizing sites, conducting community involvement activities, conducting planning, conducting site assessments, developing site-specific cleanup plans, and developing reuse plans related to brownfield sites Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, land clearance authorities or another quasi-governmental entity that operates under the supervision and control of, or as an agent of, a general purpose unit of local government, government entities created by a state legislature, regional councils or groups of general purpose units of local government, redevelopment agencies, states, Indian Tribes other than those located in Alaska, Alaska Native Regional Corporation, Alaska Native Village Corporation, and Metlakatla Indian Community, nonprofit organizations, limited liability corporations in which all partners are nonprofits, and qualified community development entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE: November 22, 2022

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Brownfields Cleanup Grants 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide funding for eligible entities to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites owned by the applicant. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, land clearance authorities or another quasi-governmental entity that operates under the supervision and control of, or as an agent of, a general purpose unit of local government, government entities created by a state legislature, regional councils or groups of general purpose units of local government, redevelopment agencies, states, Indian Tribes other than those located in Alaska, Alaska Native Regional Corporation, Alaska Native Village Corporation, and Metlakatla Indian Community, nonprofit organizations, limited liability corporations in which all members are nonprofits, and qualified community development entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 22, 2022

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2023 Brownfields Multipurpose Grants 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provide funding for the direct costs associated with the inventory, site prioritization, site reuse planning, community involvement, assessment, cleanup planning, and cleanup.  Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, land clearance authorities or another quasi-governmental entity that operates under the supervision and control of, or as an agent of, a general purpose unit of local government, government entities created by a state legislature, regional councils or groups of general purpose units of local government, redevelopment agencies, states, Indian Tribes other than those located in Alaska, Alaska Native Regional Corporation, Alaska Native Village Corporation, and Metlakatla Indian Community, nonprofit organizations, limited liability corporations, and limited partnerships in which all partners are nonprofits, and qualified community development entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 22, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of September 9, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of 

Energy

FY 2022 Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to fund high-impact, applied research and development, and prototype or pilot scale technology validation and demonstration projects in order to expedite the adoption of transformational industrial technology necessary to increase energy efficiency across industry and in high greenhouse gas-emitting industrial subsectors. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, for-profit and nonprofit organizations

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 12, 2022 (concept papers), December 20, 2022 (full application)

Department of Health and Human Services

FY 2022 Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to promote resilience, trauma-informed approaches, and equity in communities that have recently faced civil unrest, community violence, and/or collective trauma within the past 24 months. This program also intends to assist high-risk youth and families through the implementation of evidence-based violence prevention and community youth engagement programs. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, political subdivisions of the state, nonprofit organizations, or Native American tribal governments that have faced civil unrest, community violence, and/or collective trauma within the last 24 months.

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 17, 2022

Department of Housing and Urban Development

FY 2022 Healthy Homes Production (HHP) Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports a comprehensive approach to addressing multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home by focusing on housing-related hazards in a coordinated fashion, rather than addressing a single hazard at a time. The program expands the funding agency's efforts to address a variety of high-priority environmental health and safety hazards.  Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 18, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2022 Historic Preservation Program (HPF): Semiquincentennial Grant

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the physical preservation of a broad variety of cultural resources associated with the founding of America as a nation in commemoration of the country's semiquincentennial (250th anniversary). Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher institutions, Native American tribal governments, nonprofit organizations

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 6, 2022

Department of Agriculture

FY 2022 Community Wildfire Defense Grant

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program assists at-risk local communities and Indian tribes with planning for and mitigating against the risk created by wildfire. The two primary project types that will be supported through this program are the development and revising of Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) and the implementation of projects described in a CWPP that is less than ten years old. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local government entities, Indian tribes, and nonprofit organizations, state forestry agencies, and Alaska Native corporations.    .

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 7, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of September 2, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of Transportation

FY 2022 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to invest in a wide range of projects within the U.S to improve railroad safety, efficiency, and reliability; mitigate congestion at both intercity passenger and freight rail chokepoints to support more efficient travel and goods movement; enhance multi-modal connections; and lead to new or substantially improved Intercity Passenger Rail Transportation corridors. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? states, local governments, Amtrak or other rail carriers that provide intercity rail passenger transportation, Class II or class III railroads, an association representing one or more railroads, rail carriers or rail equipment manufacturers in partnership with a state or local government, the Transportation Research Board, university transportation centers engaged in rail-related research, and non-profit labor organizations representing a class or craft of employees of rail carriers or carrier contractors

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 1, 2023

Department of Agriculture

FY 2023 Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) Programs

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that promote rural economic development and job creation. Awards will be provided in the form of grants or loans to successful applicants, who will pass the funding through to business and community borrowers, or ultimate recipients, in the form of loans. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, corporations, people's utility districts, and cooperative, nonprofit, or limited-dividend associations

WHEN'S IT DUE? June 30, 2023

Department of Agriculture

FY 2023 Intermediary Relending Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program alleviates poverty and increases economic activity and employment in rural communities, especially disadvantaged and remote communities. This program will provide direct loans to intermediaries that will establish revolving loan programs for the purpose of providing loans to ultimate recipients to promote community development, establish new businesses, establish and support microlending programs, and create or retain employment opportunities in rural areas. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public agencies, Indian tribes, cooperative entities and private nonprofit corporations

WHEN'S IT DUE?  June 30, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services

FY 2022 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness And Resiliency in Education) 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services. Award recipients will build a collaborative partnership that includes the state education agency (SEA), a local education agency (LEA), the state mental health agency (SMHA), a tribal education agency (TEA), community-based providers of behavioral health care services, school personnel, community organizations, families, and school-aged youth. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, local education agencies, heath facilities, nonprofit entities

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 13, 2022

Department of Housing and Urban Development

FY 2022 Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports comprehensive projects that make safety and functional home modification repairs and renovations to meet the needs of low-income, elderly homeowners. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, nonprofit organizations, and public housing authorities

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 13, 2022

Department of Housing and Urban Development

FY 2022 HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to enable homeless veterans and their families to access affordable housing with an array of supportive services by providing HUD-VASH vouchers to public housing agencies. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, public housing agencies currently administering a housing choice voucher program

WHEN'S IT DUE? September 16, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2023 Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide financial support for neotropical migratory bird (NMB) conservation projects throughout the Western hemisphere and to foster international cooperation for initiatives that will perpetuate healthy bird populations. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments; private sectors;

corporations, partnerships, trusts, associations, and other private entities;

officers, employees, agents, departments, and instrumentalities of the federal; International organizations; other entities subject to the jurisdiction of the United States or of any foreign country. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 3, 2022

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Grants Update

Week of August 26, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of Agriculture

FY 2023 Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) Competitive Grant Program (Western)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support collaborative, science-based restoration projects that focus on priority landscapes in the western United States, and to encourage the use of innovative cross-boundary approaches to support landscape restoration. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, non-profit organizations, and Alaska Native corporations. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 27, 2022

Department of Energy

FY 2022 Funding Opportunity in Support of the Hydrogen Shot and a University Research Consortium on Grid Resilience

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the government-wide approach to the climate crisis by driving innovation that can lead to the development and deployment of clean energy technologies, which are critical for climate protection. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 1, 2022

Department of Health and Human Services

FY 2023 Rural Health Network Development (RHND) Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support rural integrated health care networks that collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic healthcare services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public or private non-profit or for-profit entities with demonstrated experience serving, or the capacity to serve, underserved rural populations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 22, 2022

National Science Foundation

FY 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF): Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports research and practice, with continued focus on investigating a range of informal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences and environments that make lifelong learning a reality. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government, institutions of higher education, and for-profit and private non-profit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 11, 2023

Appalachian Regional Commission

FY 2022 Appalachian Regional Initiative for Stronger Economies

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to create economic mobility, address historic inequities for marginalized, underserved, and under-represented communities, and produce high-quality employment for workers who reside in the Appalachian Region. enabling them to remain and thrive in these communities. Funds will be provided for planning and implementation projects. Click here for more information. 

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local development districts, Indian tribes, states, counties, cities, or other political subdivisions of state, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations located in the Appalachian Region. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling

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Grants Update

Week of August 19, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of Homeland Security

FY 2022 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support communities for hazard mitigation activities that promote climate adaptation and resilience with respect to the growing hazards associated with climate change. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, territories and tribal governments. Local governments and special districts may apply as a subapplicant through their state specific process. 

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 27, 2023

Department of Energy

FY 2022 Research, Development, and Demonstration Funding Opportunity

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of the program is to provide funding to advance cybersecurity tools and technologies specifically designed to reduce cyber risks to energy delivery infrastructure. The program will support multi-year research, development, and demonstration of tools and technologies to reduce cyber risks to energy delivery infrastructure. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, tribal governments, education institutions, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, federally funded research and development centers and national laboratories, and individuals

WHEN'S IT DUE? December 5, 2022

Institute of Museums and Library Services

FY 2023 Museums for America

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports museums of all sizes and disciplines in strategic, project-based efforts to serve the public through exhibitions; educational/interpretive programs; digital learning resources; professional development; community debate and dialogue; audience-focused studies; and/or collections management, curation, care, and conservation. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government entities, and private nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 15, 2022

Institute of Museums and Library Services

FY 2023 National Leadership Grants for Museums

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can strengthen services for the American public. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government entities, and private nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 15, 2022

Institute of Museums and Library Services

FY 2023 Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that use the transformative power of professional development and training to generate systemic change within museums of all types and sizes. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government entities, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 15, 2022

Institute of Museums and Library Services

FY 2023 Inspire! Grants for Small Museums

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports small museums of all disciplines in project-based efforts to serve the public through exhibitions; educational/interpretive programming; digital learning resources; policy development and institutional planning; technology enhancements; professional development; community outreach; audience development; and/or collections management, curation, care, and conservation. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government entities, and private nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 15, 2022

Institute of Museums and Library Services

FY 2023 Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government entities, special districts, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? January 12, 2023

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Grants Update

Week of August 12, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities

Department of Agriculture

FY 2022 Conservation Innovation Grants: Classic Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production. This program funds the development and field testing, on-farm research and demonstration, evaluation, or implementation of approaches to incentivizing conservation adoption, including market-based and conservation finance approaches, as well as conservation technologies, practices, and systems. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligible applicants are all nonfederal entities.

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 11, 2022

Department of Agriculture

FY 2022 Wetland Mitigation Banking Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the development and establishment of mitigation banks and banking opportunities solely for agricultural producers with wetlands subject to the wetland conservation compliance provisions of the 1985 Food Security Act.  Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal government entities, special districts, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations.

WHEN'S IT DUE? October 10, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2022 Historical Preservation Fund (HPF): African American Civil Rights (AACR) History Grants 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the surveying, planning, collections conservation, and documentation of historic sites/events, as well as the creation of interpretive and educational materials around significant sites, including oral histories. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, academic institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.

WHEN'S IT DUE? November 8, 2022

Department of Interior

FY 2022 Historical Preservation Fund (HPF): African American Civil Rights (AACR) Preservation Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the physical preservation of historic sites, including historic districts, buildings, sites, structures, and objects. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American tribal governments, academic institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.

WHEN'S IT DUE?: November 8, 2022

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Grants Update
Week of August 5, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Energy
FY 2022 The Sunny Awards for Equitable Community Solar
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports and recognizes community solar projects and programs that employ or develop best practices to increase equitable access to the meaningful benefits of community solar for subscribers and their communities. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Individual entities or project teams with relevant experience to fulfill program requirements
WHEN'S IT DUE? October 7, 2022 
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Continuum of Care Competition and Noncompetitive Award of Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Renewal and Replacement Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to
provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, Indian Tribes or tribally designated housing entities, and local governments to quickly
rehouse homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families, and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing
homelessness. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Continuums of Care
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022 
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 ReConnect Loan and Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The ReConnect Program offers loans, grants, and loan-grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America that currently do not have sufficient access to broadband. In facilitating the expansion of broadband services and infrastructure, the program will fuel long-term rural economic development and opportunities in rural America. To be eligible, an applicant must serve an area where high-speed internet service is not available at speeds of 100 megabits per second (Mbps) (download) and 20 Mbps (upload). The applicant must also commit to building facilities capable of providing high-speed internet service at speeds of 100 Mbps (download and upload) to every location in its proposed service area. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States or local governments, territories, Indian tribes, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, cooperatives or mutual organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? November 2, 2022 
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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $16.9 Million in Grants to Help Small Communities Improve Air Service

Grants Update
Week of July 29, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Energy
FY 2022 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Advancing Equity through Workforce Partnerships
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will develop workforce programs and partnerships that facilitate the continued deployment of solar energy technologies, while supporting an inclusive workforce with opportunities for career advancement, including through union membership. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? December 6, 2022 
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – Joint Venture Habitat Restoration and Protection
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program targets the most significant environmental problems in the Great Lakes ecosystem by funding and implementing federal projects that address these problems. The program will fund partner projects for long-term habitat protection, restoration, or enhancement, for conservation of native Great Lakes fish and wildlife populations, particularly migratory birds. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, nonprofit organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 20, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 All Stations Accessibility Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports public transportation rail station accessibility projects for legacy stations. Funding will support capital projects to upgrade the accessibility of legacy rail fixed guideway public transportation systems, such as subway, commuter rail, and light rail, for persons with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, by increasing the number of existing stations or facilities, such as outdoor light-rail boarding and alighting areas, that are fully accessible. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Designated recipients that operate or allocate funds to inaccessible pre-American with Disabilities Act rail fixed guideway public transportation systems, States, and local governmental entities that operate or financially support legacy rail fixed guideway transportation systems.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022 
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DOE Announces More Than 140 Programs Supporting President Biden's Justice40 Initiative

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Advances Equity And Economic Opportunity Through Federal Procurement And State And Local Infrastructure Contracting

Grants Update
Week of July 22, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Energy
FY 2022 Preventing Outages and Enhancing the Resilience of the Electric Grid Formula Grants to States and Indian Tribes
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to carry out activities that are supplemental to existing hardening efforts and reduce the risk of power lines causing a wildfire; or reduce the likelihood and consequences of disruptive events. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, Territories, and Indian Tribes. Eligible sub-applicant entities include electric grid operators, electricity storage operators, electricity generators, transmission owners and operators, distribution providers, and fuel suppliers.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022 
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Youth Violence Prevention Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps prevent youth violence by supporting the development and enhancement of strategies to prevent youth violence, including youth gang/group involvement and youth gang/group violence. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local Governments, Institutions of higher education, Native American Tribal Governments, Nonprofit organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status, and For-profit organizations other than small businesses. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 12, 2022 
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DOE Announces $96 Million for Advancing Clean Vehicle Technologies to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Biden-Harris Administration Releases Final Guidance on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Abandoned Mine Land Grant Program

Grants Update
Week of July 15, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Institute of Museums and Library Services
FY 2023 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the development of a diverse workforce of librarians and archivists to meet the information needs of their communities. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 21, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Electric or Low-Emitting Ferry Pilot Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps to support the purchase of electric or low-emitting ferries, the electrification of or other reduction of emissions from existing ferries, and related charging or other fueling infrastructure for which the award recipients will maintain satisfactory continuing control. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments and Native American Tribal governments.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 6, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Passenger Ferry Grant Program (Passenger Ferry Program)
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports capital projects to improve existing passenger ferry services; establish new ferry services; and repair and modernize ferry boats, terminals, and related facilities and equipment. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments and Native American Tribal governments.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 6, 2022 
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USDA Invests More Than $14M to Support Agricultural Workforce Training for Historically Underserved Communities

Grants Update
Week of July 8, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support applicants in providing planning support, technical assistance, and training to rural communities for placemaking planning and implementation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 15, 2022 
Institute of Museums and Library Services
FY 2023 Museum Assessment Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps small and mid-sized museums of all types to strengthen operations, plan for the future, and meet standards. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 1, 2023 
National Endowment of Arts
FY 2023 Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Program Domestic Indemnity
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides indemnity coverage of eligible objects owned by public or private collections while on exhibition in the United States. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? December 12, 2022
National Endowment of Arts
FY 2023 Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Program International Indemnity
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program indemnifies eligible objects being brought to the United States from abroad, or indemnifies eligible objects in the United States being sent abroad for temporary exhibitions. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 12, 2022
Latest Grant News
EPA CSO Tools Published on Website

Biden Administration Announces Nearly $1B in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Improving Airport Terminals across U.S.

DOE Awards $14 Million to Improve Climate Change Predictions

Grants Update
Week of July 1, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Commerce
FY 2022 NOAA Marine Debris Removal under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports beneficial impacts to coastal and marine habitats and communities, including the Great Lakes and coastal riverine systems, across a broad geographic scale through a variety of marine debris removal methods. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022
Department of Commerce
FY 2022 Coastal Habitat Restoration and Resilience Grants for Underserved Communities
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will engage underserved communities in habitat restoration activities that promote resilient ecosystems and communities. This funding will provide capacity for these communities to more fully participate in developing future transformational habitat projects. This capacity is intended to ensure that communities are integral to the visioning and decision-making for coastal habitat restoration projects that affect them, and that they directly benefit from these projects. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, city and town governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 27, 2022
Department of Commerce
FY 2022 Transformational Habitat Restoration and Coastal Resilience Grants Under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will support transformational projects that restore habitat for our nation’s fisheries and protected resources, while also strengthening the resilience of coastal communities and ecosystems. It will invest in projects that have the greatest potential to provide holistic benefits, through habitat-based approaches that strengthen both ecosystem and community resilience. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 6, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Railroad Crossing Elimination Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to fund
highway-rail or pathway-rail grade crossing improvement projects that focus on improving the safety and mobility of people and goods. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, public port authorities, metropolitan planning organizations and Native American Tribal governments.
WHEN'S IT DUE? October 4, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) Discretionary Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to reconnect communities by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, city and township governments, Native American Tribal governments, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? October 13, 2022 
Latest Grant News
Biden Administration Awards Nearly $7.7M Additional Grants to Tribal Groups Seeking to Develop Community Broadband Plans

USDA Announces Next Steps in Biden-Harris Administration Initiative to Increase the Benefits of Federal Investments Going to Underserved Communities

EPA Releases Initial List of Programs Covered Under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Justice40 Initiative

Grants Update
Week of June 24, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to maximize the number of children under the age of six years protected from lead poisoning by assisting eligible applicants in undertaking comprehensive projects to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible privately owned rental or owner-occupied housing populations. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, and Native American Tribal governments.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 8, 2022 
Department of Interior
FY 2023 North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the long-term protection, restoration, and enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? October 13, 2022 
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program: Local Solicitation
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence. Funds may be used to hire additional personnel and/or purchase equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice.  Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, special districts, and Native American Tribal Governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 3, 2022
Environment Protection Agency
FY 2022 Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program accelerates investment in our nation’s water infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost supplemental loans for regionally and nationally significant projects. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Federal, state, or local governments, agency, or instrumentality, corporations, partnerships; a joint venture; a trust; a tribal government or consortium of tribal governments; or a state infrastructure financing authority.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 8, 2022 
Latest Grant News
U.S. Department of Transportation Helps Advance Key Multi-Modal Project in Northern Indiana with a Loan $203.3 Million for the West Lake Corridor Commuter Rail Project

Paterson to Benefit from Part of $6.5 Million in EPA Brownfields-Specific Funding Going to New Jersey Communities

More than $300,000 in federal grants will help improve 3 Jefferson County Parks

Grants Update
Week of June 21, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program: Medication Assisted Treatment Access
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program improves health care in rural areas by establishing new medication-assisted treatment (MAT) access points and increasing the capacity for sustainable MAT service provision in rural areas. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, institutions of higher education, Native American Tribal organizations and institutions, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 29, 2022
Department of Homeland Security
FY 2022 Cooperating Technical Partners Program FEMA Headquarters
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to strengthen and enhance the effectiveness of the National Flood Insurance Program by fostering strong federal, state, tribal, territorial, regional, and local partnerships to identify flood risks, reduce flood losses, and promote community resiliency. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, independent school districts, Native American Tribal governments, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 21, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Bridge Investment Program: Planning Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridges. Planning grants are available for projects in the early phases of project development, where eligible activities include planning, feasibility analysis, and revenue forecasting. The goal of these grants is to provide BIP assistance associated with the development of a project that would subsequently be eligible to apply for a Large Bridge Project grant or a Bridge Project grant. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments Native American Tribal governments, special purpose districts or public authorities with a transportation function, and federal land management agencies.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 25, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Bridge Investment Program: Bridge Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program improves the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridges. Bridge Project grants are available for bridge replacement, rehabilitation, preservation, and protection projects with total eligible costs of $100 million or less. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments Native American Tribal governments, special purpose districts or public authorities with a transportation function, and federal land management agencies.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 9, 2022 
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Bridge Investment Program: Large Bridge Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program improves the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridges. Large Bridge Project grants are available for bridge replacement, rehabilitation, preservation, and protection projects with total eligible costs of greater than $100 million. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments Native American Tribal governments, special purpose districts or public authorities with a transportation function, and federal land management agencies.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 9, 2022 
Latest Grant News
USDOT Announces $8.4 Million in Grant Awards to Help Connect People to Health Care, Other Critical Services

DOE Awards $57.9 Million to Reduce Industrial Emissions and Manufacture Clean Energy Technologies

EPA Awards over $260,000 to Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources for Wetlands Restoration

Grants Update
Week of June 10, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production Competitive Grants Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program initiates or expands efforts of farmers, gardeners, citizens, government officials, schools, and other stakeholders in urban areas and suburbs. Projects may target areas of food access; education; business and start-up costs for new farmers; and development of policies related to zoning and other needs of urban production. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments institutions of higher education, Native American Tribal organizations and institutions, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 2, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Composting and Food Waste Reduction Pilot Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects that develop and test strategies for planning and implementing municipal compost plans and food waste reduction plans. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special districts, independent school districts, and Native American Tribal governments.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 1, 2022
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Foster Youth to Independence Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide housing choice voucher assistance to public housing agencies in partnership with public child welfare agencies on behalf of foster youth. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments and public housing agencies that have an existing annual contributions contract with the funding agency, in partnership with public child welfare agencies.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 8, 2022 
Library of Congress
FY 2022 Of the People - Widening the Path: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative - Libraries, Archives, and Museums
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program encourages creators in Black, Indigenous, and communities of color to combine Library of Congress materials with technology to connect Americans with a more expansive understanding of the past and future. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, Native American Tribes, nonprofits, libraries, archives, and museums.
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022 
Latest Grant News
Funding Announcement: $500 Million in Clean School Bus Rebates

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HUD Awards Funding To Fight Housing Discrimination

Grants Update
Week of June 3, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Jobs Plus Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program develops locally based, job-driven approaches that increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of public housing. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments and public housing authorities.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 29, 2022
Department of the Interior
FY 2022 Historic Preservation Fund History of Equal Rights Grant Program Preservation Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to preserve sites related to the struggle of all Americans to gain equal rights. Grants are available for planning and "brick and mortar" preservation/conservation work on historic buildings and structures. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, special district governments, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofits. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 14, 2022
Environmental Protection Agency
FY 2023 Brownfields Job Training Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program recruits, trains, and place unemployed and under-employed residents of solid and hazardous waste-impacted communities with the skills needed to obtain full-time, sustainable employment. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, land clearance authorities, redevelopment agencies, states, Native American Tribes, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 2, 2022 
Small Business Administration
FY 2022 Federal and State Technology Partnership Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to help under-represented entrepreneurs successfully compete for the funding agency's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, which strengthen the technological competitiveness of small businesses across the country. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state government, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, and the private sector.
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022 
Latest Grant News
President Biden and U.S. Department of Transportation Announce $25 Million in Grant Awards from the American Rescue Plan to Help Transit Agencies Better Serve Their Communities

Census Bureau Set to Launch 2020 Post-Census Group Quarters Review Operation

Biden Administration Announces Over $368 Million in Grants to Improve Rail Infrastructure, Enhance and Strengthen Supply Chains

Grants Update
Week of May 27, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Defense
FY 2022 Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the defense industrial base by building domestic competitiveness and ensuring that companies are modernizing and innovating to better enable the warfighter with the latest technology. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, tribal governments, public and nonprofit organizations.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 19, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Cooperative Agreements for Innovative Community Crisis Response Partnerships
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to create or enhance existing mobile crisis response teams to divert adults, children, and youth experiencing mental health crises from law enforcement in high-need community(ies). Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, political subdivisions, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, health facilities or other programs operated in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, and other public or private nonprofit entities.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 25, 2022 
Department of the Interior
FY 2022 Battlefield Restoration Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the restoration of day-of-battle conditions of American Revolution, Civil War, and War of 1812 properties that have been acquired and protected with assistance from the the funding agency's Battlefield Land Acquisition Grant (BLAG) Program and are located outside the external boundaries of a unit of the National Park System. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city or township governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofits.
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 15, 2022
Environmental Protection Agency
FY 2022 - FY 2023 Regional Source Reduction Assistance Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to implement pollution prevention projects through the Source Reduction Assistance grant program. All projects must take place within the geographic boundaries of EPA Regions 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, and 10. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local, interstate, and intrastate government agencies and instrumentalities, federally recognized tribes, inter-tribal consortia, and non-profit organizations.
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 22, 2022
National Archives and Records Administration
FY 2023 National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archival Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to promote access to America's historical records to encourage understanding of the nation's democracy, history, and culture. Funding will support projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local governments, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, and Native tribal governments. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? October 6, 2022
Latest Grant News
The Justice Department releasing new guidelines, grants to fight hate crimes

Grants.gov Upcoming Maintenance: June 18-23, 2022

All EDA American Rescue Plan Programs Now Closed to Applications 


Grants Update
Week of May 20, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Commerce
FY 2022 Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of middle mile infrastructure. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, Tribal governments, technology companies, electric utilities, utility cooperatives, public utility districts, telecommunications companies, telecommunications cooperatives, nonprofit foundations, nonprofit corporations, nonprofit institutions, nonprofit associations, regional planning councils, Native entities, economic development authorities, or any partnership of two or more of these entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Safe Streets and Roads for All
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve roadway safety by significantly reducing or eliminating roadway fatalities and serious injuries through safety action plan development and implementation focused on all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, motorists, personal conveyance and micromobility users, and commercial vehicle operators. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, city, town, county, and local governments, and federally recognized Tribal government
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 15, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Services, Outreach, and Awareness for Labor Trafficking (Lighthouse) Demonstration Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds projects that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and local capacity to provide direct services, assistance, and referrals for foreign national adults who have experienced labor trafficking. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? This program has open eligibility
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 1, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Measuring the Impact of Victim Services: Implementation, Management, and Sustainment of the Measures for Providers Responding to Victimization Experiences
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to fund one entity to implement, manage, and sustain the Measures for Providers Responding to Victimization Experiences project for victim service providers. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city, township, and special district governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations 
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 12, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support agencies in the resolution of violent crime cold cases by providing resources for agencies to prosecute cases where a suspect’s DNA has been identified, decreasing the number of unresolved violent crime cold cases. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, special district governments, county governments, city or township governments, Native American tribal organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 22, 2022
Department of Veteran Affairs
FY 2022 Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide resources toward community-based suicide prevention efforts to meet the needs of Veterans and their families through outreach, suicide prevention services, and connection to VA and community resources. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, state and local governments, and Native American tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 10, 2022 
Latest Grant News
Selected Applicants Announced for FY 2022 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, (RLF) & Cleanup Grants & Supplemental RLF Funding 

Department of Energy to host webinar: 180 Day BIL Briefing on May 23rd

Grants.gov Upcoming Maintenance: May 21-25, 2022

Grants Update
Week of May 13, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Defense
FY 2022 Defense Community Infrastructure Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to address deficiencies in community infrastructure, supportive of a military installation, in order to enhance military value, installation resilience, and military family quality of life. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, and nonprofits proposing projects that are located off of a military installation, support a military installation, or are owned by a state or local government or a nonprofit, member-owned utility service 
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 18, 2022
Department of the Interior
FY 2022 Federal Lands to Parks Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to help increase close-to-home recreation opportunities while reducing the federal government's inventory of real property by allowing states, counties, and communities to acquire federal land and buildings no longer needed by the federal government at no cost on the condition they are protected for public parks and recreation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, and similar state and local government entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling