Transportation Funding Sources from Other Agencies

The links on this page are to funding programs which are not administered by East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG). Rather, these are programs operated by our state and federal partners. These programs cover a range of transportation activities and include a range of eligibility criteria. Please review the specific parameters of the programs with the administering agencies to determine if your project is eligible.

Active Solicitations

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) – Due March 22, 2024

Metro East Park and Recreation District (MEPRD)

Community Planning Grant Program
Event Sponsorship Grant Program
Park & Trail Grant, Community Planning Grant, and Event Sponsorship Grant

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Missouri Recreational Trails Program (RTP) – Due February 21, 2024
Missouri State Parks Bus Grant Program – Due May 9, 2024

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)

Bridge Engineering Assistance Program (BEAP) – Ongoing
Cost Share Program (ongoing)

US Department of Transportation (USDOT)

Bridge Investment Program Planning Grants – Due February 19, 2024
Bridge Investment Program Bridge Project Grants – Due March 19, 2024
Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainabilitiy and Equity (RAISE – formerly BUILD/ TIGER) – Due February 28, 2024

All Outside Funding Sources

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Advanced Transportation Technology and Innovation (ATTAIN) Program
Accelerating Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Deployment
Electric Vehicle Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator Program
Large Bridge Project Grant

Federal Transit Administration

Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants
Transit-Oriented Development Planning Program

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)

Clean Vessel Act Program
Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP)
Recreational Trails Program (RTP)
Other Non-transportation IDNR Grants

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA)

Electric School Bus Funding
Volkswagen Trust Funds

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)

Economic Development Program (EDP)
Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
Illinois Competitive Freight Program
Illinois Port Facilities Capital Investment Grant Program
Illinois Special Bridge Program
Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP)
Rail Freight Loan Program
Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
Statewide Planning & Research Program
Truck Access Route Program (TARP)

Metro East Park and Recreation District (MEPRD)

Community Planning Grant Program
Event Sponsorship Grant Program
Park & Trail Grant, Community Planning Grant, and Event Sponsorship Grant

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR)

Missouri State Parks Bus Grant Program
Recreational Trails Program (RTP)
Volkswagen Trust Funds
Other Non-transportation MoDNR Grants

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)

Bridge Engineering Assistance Program (BEAP)
Cost Share Program
Freight Enhancement Program
Governor’s Cost Share Program
Highway Safety Grants
Missouri Transportation Finance Corporation (MTFC) – This is an ongoing loan program
for transportation projects available to local public agencies
Statewide Transportation Assistance Revolving Fund (STAR)
Traffic Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP)
Volkswagen Trust – Diesel Fleets

US Department of Transportation (USDOT)

Advanced Transportation Technology and Innovation (ATTAIN)
Bridge Investment Program
Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program
Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants
Illinois Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP)
Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA))
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation: Ride and Drive Electric
Missouri Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP)
National Infrastructure Project Assistance (MEGA)
Private Activity Bonds (PABs)
Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Program
Railroad Crossing Elimination Program
Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainabilitiy and Equity (RAISE – formerly BUILD/ TIGER)
Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program
Road to Zero Community Traffic Safety Grants
Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program (RURAL)
Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A)
Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program
Thriving Communities Program – Assistance and Support
Thriving Communities Program – Capacity Builders
Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA)
Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program (WCPP)

US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

Clean Diesel Program
Clean Diesel Program – Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA)
Clean Diesel Program – School Bus Rebates
EPA 2023 Clean Bus Grant
EPA Clean School Bus Rebate Program
USEPA Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grant

 

Questions?