Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program with $5 billion in appropriated funds over the next 5 years. In fiscal year 2022 (FY22), up to $1 billion is available. The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries.
Who is eligible to apply for grant funding?
-Metropolitan planning organizations;
-Counties, cities, towns, and transit agencies or other special districts that are subdivisions of a State;
-Federally recognized Tribal governments; and
-Multijurisdictional groups comprised of the above entities.
The following activities are eligible for the SS4A program:
-Develop or update a comprehensive safety action plan (Action Plan).
-Conduct planning, design, and development activities in support of an Action Plan.
-Carry out projects and strategies identified in an Action Plan.
-There are two types of SS4A grants: Action Plan Grants and Implementation Grants.
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Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge provides cooperative agreement funds to help provide planning support, technical assistance, and training to foster placemaking activities in rural communities.
The BIL includes special provision for rural communities, and many programs have portions of grant funding reserved for rural communities. Ensuring rural Wisconsin has access to BIL funding is a high priority of WEDC and the Office of Rural Prosperity (ORP).
Recreational Boating Facilities Grant Program (RBF)
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
The Recreational Boating Facility grant program may award funding for up to 50%* of the total eligible costs for a recreational boating facility project. Past projects have included ramps and service docks to gain access to the water, purchase of aquatic weed harvesting equipment, navigational aids and dredging waterway channels associated with launch facilities.
Office of Rural Prosperity
Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
201 West Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703