Grants Database

Welcome to SCAG’s open grants database. Here you will find information on grant opportunities offered by various agencies that may be pertinent to your agency’s workplan. SCAG gathers this information in order to disseminate it to all interested agencies in the SCAG region.

The data is organized to highlight the basic characteristics of each of the grant opportunities. Click on the "Read More" links to see additional information about types of projects funded and application requirements. 

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This Grant will expire on June 01, 2015
The Active Transportation Program (ATP) in the Department of Transportation consolidates existing federal and state transportation programs, including the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), Bicycle Transportation Account (BTA), and State Safe Routes to School (SR2S), into a single program with a focus to make California a national leader in active transportation. The ATP is administered by the Division of Local Assistance, Office of Active Transportation and Special Programs. The Cycle 2 Call includes 16/17, 17/18, and 18/19 funding years totaling $360 million. The minimum request for ATP funds is $250,000. Applications are due June 1, 2015.
This Grant will expire on April 20, 2015
The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $120 million in funding for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program (Program). The AHSC Program furthers the purposes of AB 32 (Chapter 488, Statues 2006) and SB 375 (Chapter 728, Statutes, 2008) by investing in projects that reduce GHG emissions by supporting more compact, infill development patterns, encouraging active transportation and transit usage, and protecting agricultural land from sprawl development. Funding for the AHSC Program is provided from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF), an account established to receive Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds. The AHSC Program is administered by SGC. HCD will implement the transportation, housing and infrastructure component of the AHSC Program. SGC will coordinate efforts with HCD, working with the California Air Resources Board (ARB), to administer the broader AHSC Program, which includes the Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program. A complete original concept proposal must be submitted to HCD using the Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST) system no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Invited applicants must submit a complete original full application, plus one copy, to HCD no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2015.
This Grant will expire on April 10, 2015
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity and Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new National Public Transportation/TOD Technical Assistance Initiative, which supports the Ladders of Opportunity initiative of the President and the Secretary of Transportation by providing technical assistance for transit-oriented development activities around public transportation stations, including technical assistance to economically distressed communities across the country. FTA has budgeted up to $4,000,000 over a four-year period and seeks proposals that will demonstrate the ability to organize a technical assistance team with practical expertise in a range of disciplines including public transportation, transit-oriented development, land use, urban planning, affordable housing, environmental justice and community-based economic development. Proposals must be submitted electronically through website by midnight Eastern Time on April 10, 2015.
This Grant will expire on April 10, 2015
The Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) was created by Senate Bill 862 (Chapter 36, Statutes of 2014) to provide grants from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to fund capital improvements and operational investments that will modernize California’s transit systems and intercity, commuter, and urban rail systems to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by reducing vehicle miles traveled throughout California. It is the intent of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) to adopt an initial multi-year program of projects covering a minimum of two years of estimated funding. The California Department of Transportation in collaboration with CalSTA will be responsible for administering this program. Applications are due April 10, 2015 at 5:00 PM.
This Grant will expire on April 01, 2015
The Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) program component supports the protection and management of California's agricultural lands. Through planning and permanent protection of farm and ranch lands via agricultural easements, the SALC program will prevent increases in GHG emissions by limiting opportunities for expansive, vehicle dependent forms of development in favor of more focused, compact, and transit oriented development within discrete growth boundaries. Additionally, the SALC program will support in future years, farm-scale conservation management practices that further promote reductions in GHG emissions and increases in soil carbon sequestration.