FY16 Railroad Safety Infrastructure Improvements Grant Program

The summary for the FY16 Railroad Safety Infrastructure Improvements Grant Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the DOT Federal Railroad Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
FY16 Railroad Safety Infrastructure Improvements Grant Program: The purpose of these funds is to award grants for eligible railroad safety infrastructure improvement projects. The funding available under this solicitation, $25 million, was appropriated by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, Division L, Title I. In order to maximize the benefits of the amount of funding available, the FRA is choosing to further focus the broad project eligibilities allowed under the appropriations act to specific project types that align with FRA's current mission and objectives.
Federal Grant Title: FY16 Railroad Safety Infrastructure Improvements Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: DOT Federal Railroad Administration
Grant Categories: Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-SIP-16-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 321719
CFDA Descriptions: Railroad Safety
Current Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2016 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2016 No Explanation
Posted Date: Apr 29, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 29, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 14, 2016
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
State governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
City or township governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
-Passenger and freight railroad carriers
Link to Full Grant Announcement
FY16 Railroad Safety Infrastructure Improvements Grant Program
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