FY16 Railroad Safety Technology Grants Program

The summary for the FY16 Railroad Safety Technology Grants 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 Technology Grants Program: The funding available under this NOFO, $25 million, was appropriated by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, Division L, Title I (Public Law 114-113 [December 18, 2015]), to carry out railroad safety technology grants as set forth in 49 U.S.C. 20158. In order to maximize the benefits of the funding available, the FRA is limiting the eligible projects to those that implement PTC.
Federal Grant Title: FY16 Railroad Safety Technology Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: DOT Federal Railroad Administration
Grant Categories: Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-TEC-16-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 320658
CFDA Descriptions: Railroad Safety Technology Grants
Current Application Deadline: May 20, 2016 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: May 20, 2016 No Explanation
Posted Date: Apr 5, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 5, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 19, 2016
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
City or township governments
State governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
-Passenger and freight railroad carriers
-Railroad suppliers
Link to Full Grant Announcement
FY16 Railroad Safety Technology Grants Program
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