July Community & Economic Development Funding Opportunities

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)
Program provides federal funding for transportation projects such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities (sidewalks and bicycle lanes), turnouts, overlooks, viewing areas, historic preservation, vegetation management, environmental mitigation related to stormwater and habitat connectivity, recreational trails, safe routes to school, and vulnerable road user safety assessments.
Application deadline: August 15, 2023
Match: 20% (cash)
Department of Transportation Technical Assistance Grant for Transportation Projects
Pilot program provides technical assistance for transportation projects to assist with early development-phase activities including, but not limited to, feasibility studies, preliminary engineering and design, environmental review, revenue forecasting, financial feasibility analysis, and other activities.
Application deadline: Applications accepted starting August 14, 2023 until funding depleted
Application minimum: $150,000 maximum $360,000
Match: not required

Community Development Block Grant
Program provides assistance to communities in revitalizing neighborhoods, expanding affordable housing and economic opportunities, and providing and/or improving community facilities and services.
Application deadline: September 1, 2023 (can vary by category)
Match: 10-50% based on category of application
Delta Regional Authority – Community Infrastructure Fund
Program provides funding for projects related to basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure for the purpose of facilitating economic development, business development, and job training or employment-related education.
Application deadline: applications accepted on a rolling basis
Match: 10% for non-distressed communities
Delta Regional Authority Strategic Planning Program
Program will give public entities access to strategic planning funds to address long-standing issues and develop a roadmap for economic growth and opportunity. Applicants for this program have the autonomy to apply for a plan that fits the unique needs and challenges in their community. Eligible plans include, but are not limited to, economic development plans, utility rate studies, transportation plans, workforce development plans, and broadband deployment plans.
Application deadline: applications accepted on a rolling basis
Application Minimum: $25,000  Maximum $150,000
Match: not required

For more information or assistance in applying for any of these programs, please contact the PADD Community & Economic Development staff at 270-886-9484 or via email:
Amy Frogue[email protected]
Jared Nelson[email protected]
Jessica Meredith Kaminski [email protected]
Brian Jones[email protected]