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Join USDOT's Build America Bureau for a Webinar on the NEW Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program!
Thursday, June 15, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET 
Register here

New Program requires no local match!


The New Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program makes $10 million available over five years to provide states, local governments, and tribal governments with grants to support project development leading to future applications to DOT credit or grant programs. The grants can support legal, technical, and financial advisors to help them advance infrastructure projects. The first notice of funding opportunity will include two fiscal years and will make $3.4 million available to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.
Eligible project sponsors may receive grant funds to select advisors to assist with:
• Feasibility studies
• Project planning
• Revenue forecasting and funding and financing options analyses
• Preliminary engineering and design work
• Environmental review
• Economic assessments and cost-benefit analyses
• Public benefits studies
• Technical, legal, and financial advisory assistance
• Evaluate potential projects to be delivered through alternative delivery through alternative delivery methods

For accommodations, translations or any needs, please email by June 13th at noon.

The notice of funding opportunity is coming soon. Please attend the webinar and learn about the application process and program.

Other helpful resources: 

Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES)