The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country under a seventh round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.
TIGER 2015 discretionary grants will fund capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and will be awarded on a competitive basis to projects that will have a significant impact on the nation, a region, or metropolitan area. The grant program will focus on capital projects that generate economic development and improve access to reliable, safe and affordable transportation for disconnected both urban and rural, while emphasizing improved connection to employment, education, services and other opportunities, workforce development, or community revitalization.
The Pre-Application deadline is 11:59 E.D.T. May 4, 2015
The Final application deadline is 11:59 E.D.T. June 5, 2015
Eligible applicants are invited to participate in the following webinars:
- April 8: How to Compete for TIGER Discretionary Grants
- April 14: How to Compete for TIGER Discretionary Grants
- April 23: Preparing a Benefit Cost Analysis
- April 28: How to Compete for TIGER Discretionary Grants
For more information, visit http://www.dot.gov/tiger, which includes links to the Notice of Funding Availability, the 2015 Webinar Series, How to Apply, and more.