The program allocates $3.4 million annually for TEA projects. The award amount is dependent upon the number of jobs created and the award criteria includes the amount of private investment and jobs retained by the business(es), which will utilize the transportation improvement. Maximum award is typically $1 million per project.
A municipal or county unit of government must sponsor a TEA application. Local communities must ensure the number of jobs anticipated from the proposed project will be attained within three years from the date the agreement is signed and will be retained for another four years. The project must have the local government’s endorsement, and it must benefit the public.
Financial assistance to communities for transportation infrastructure tied to economic development
Applications accepted on a continual basis
Awards made on a first-come, first-served basis subject to available funds.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is offering grants to support the development of new and existing cooperatives in Wisconsin, with a goal of fostering the success of current and future cooperatives by supporting planning and exploratory research in advance of making a large investment.
The Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP)
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Established in 1991, the Local Roads Improvement Program (LRIP) assists local governments in improving seriously deteriorating county highways, town roads, and city and village streets. LRIP is a reimbursement program which pays up to 50% of total eligible costs, with local governments providing the balance.
Office of Rural Prosperity
Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
WEDC @ The Hub
2352 S. Park St., Suite 303
Madison, WI 53713