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Funding Opportunities Catalog - June 2024

Funding Opportunites Catalog - June 2024

Get the latest updates on upcoming grant opportunities from the state and federal government, courtesy of CARPD's Legislative Advocates at Renne Public Policy Group.

Download the Catalog HERE

The Funding Opportunities Catalog is provided as a resource for CARPD Members to keep you all apprised of the most current and comprehensive information on competitive funding programs.

Highlights for this month include:

For a full list of upcoming grant funding opportunities, please see Page 2 of the RPPG Funding Opportunities Catalog.


  • The Safe Streets and Roads for All program from the U.S. Department of Transportation has one more application deadline this year for Planning and Demonstration Projects. Applications are due 8/29/2024.
  •  The Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program from the U.S. Department of Transportation is accepting applications for the FY 24, FY 25, and FY 26 fiscal years. Projects should reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions, and in carrying out that purpose, improve habitat connectivity. FY 24 and FY 25 applications are due 9/4/2024; FY 26 applications are due 5/1/2025.
  • The Bridge Investment Program through the Federal Highway Administration is now open with two funding tracks available for either Planning or Construction grants. Planning grants may be used for development phase activities, feasibility analyses, etc., and are due 10/1/2024, or 10/1/2025. Construction grants may be used for construction, rehabilitation, acquisition of real property, etc., and are due 11/1/2024 and 11/1/2025.
  • The following are anticipated to be released later in the year: the Trade Corridor Enhancement Program; Solutions for Congested Corridors Program; Railroad Crossing Elimination Program; and more. U.S. Department of Transportation’s NOFO release schedule can be found here.

Water Quality and Conservation

  •  U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Water and Energy Efficiency Grants program will provide two rounds of funding in 2024, with applications for the second window due 10/30/2024. WEEG provides funding for projects that result in quantifiable water savings, implement renewable energy components, and support broader sustainability benefits.
  • The Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects program through the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is accepting applications with two remaining deadlines: 1/14/2025, and 7/8/2025. Projects eligible for funding include installation of flow measurement or automation in a specific part of a water delivery system, lining of a section of a canal to address seepage, or other similar projects that are limited in scope.

Housing and Homelessness

  • The CA Department of Health Care Services Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program is anticipated to open its funding opportunities in Q3 2024. Funding was approved in March 2024 with the passage of Proposition 1 and can be used to develop an array of behavioral health treatment, residential care settings, and supportive housing to help provide appropriate care facilities for Californians experiencing mental health conditions and substance use disorders. RPPG will continue to monitor and provide updates as program guidelines are released.

 Public Safety and Criminal Justice

  •  The U.S. DOJ’s Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program has a deadline of 7/24/2024. This program covers up to $2,000 per body-worn camera (BWC) purchased.

Sustainability and Climate Action

  •  The California Energy Commission’s Climate Clean Energy Planning Project is due 6/3/2024. $500,000 will be made available to local government entities to develop land use planning documents for clean energy development.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Program application is due 7/25/2024. The EPA expects projects to replace existing vehicles with zero-emission vehicles, specifically heavy-duty and school buses.
  • CalRecycle’s Tire-Derived Aggregate Program is accepting applications until 8/15/2024. A combined minimum of 500 tons of TDA must be used in the project (with exceptions). Project design plans must be at a minimum 50% design at the time of application submission and at 100% design prior to the start of the project.
  • The Charging & Fueling Infrastructure Grants application is now open and due 8/28/2024. This grant allows for two different types of funding projects: a Community Program and a Corridor Program.
  • The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications for the Carbon Utilization Procurement Grants Program until 4/30/2025. Funding may be used to procure and use commercial or industrial products that-- (i) use or are derived from anthropogenic carbon oxides; and (ii) demonstrate significant net reductions in lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions compared to incumbent technologies, processes, and products. 

Emergency Response and Disaster Mitigation

  •  FEMA’s annual pre-disaster mitigation programs, the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grants, typically come out in the late Summer/early Fall timeframe. Turnaround times to submit a Notice of Interest to CalOES can be very short, so being proactive is worthwhile if these opportunities are of interest.

Reach out to Alyssa Silhi at RPPG ( with any questions about potential funding opportunities.

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