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Available Grant Funding

Link to Fresno COG Administered Grant Programs page

Program Purpose:

Provide Capital Grants for projects that meet the transportation needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities where public mass transit services are otherwise unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.

Link: California Department of Parks & Recreation Grant Programs

California Department of Parks and Recreation

Brief Summary: Provides funds to local entities to protect threatened species, to address wildlife corridors, to create trails, and to provide for nature interpretation programs which bring urban residents into park and wildlife areas.

Due Date: 10/17/2014


EDA FY 2014 Economic Development Assistance Programs

Deadline: March 14, 2014 for funding cycle 3 of FY 2014; June 13, 2014 for funding cycle 4 of FY 2014 ; and October 17, 2014 for funding cycle 1 of FY 2015.

Amount: Varies

EDA supports development in economically distressed areas of the United States by fostering job creation and attracting private investment. Specifically, under the Economic Development Assistance programs (EDAP) Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) announcement, EDA will make construction, non-construction, and revolving loan fund investments under the Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs.

Due Date: 06/30/2014


Green Project Reserve Funding Available through CWSRF: In fiscal year (FY) 2014, Congress and the President provided $1.45 billion to capitalize the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program, and mandated that no less than ten percent of these funds be dedicated to the Green Project Reserve, approximately $145 million nationwide. The state agencies that administer CWSRF programs have developed different methods to disperse Green Project Reserve dollars, but these projects address green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements, or environmentally innovative activities.

More information is available at

Due Date: 06/30/2014


USDA Rural Development: Community Facilities Grants & Loans
Deadline: Rolling

Brief Summary: Community Facilities Programs provides grants to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population. Grants are authorized on a graduated scale. Applicants located in small communities with low populations and low incomes will receive a higher percentage of grants. Grants are available to public entities such as municipalities, counties, parishes, boroughs, and special-purpose districts, as well as non-profit corporations and tribal governments.

Due Date: 04/11/2014


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Deadline: April 11, 2014

Amount: Up to $2,000,000 per applicant ($27,540,278 Allocated)

The primary federal objective of the CDBG program is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and through expanding economic opportunities, principally, for persons of low- and moderate-income. “Persons of low and moderate income” are defined as families, households, and individuals whose incomes do not exceed 80 percent of the county median income, adjusted for family or household size.

Due Date: 04/07/2014


U.S. Department of Justice – Smart Supervision: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities Grant

Deadline: April 7, 2014

Award: $750,000

Provides resources to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes to develop more effective and evidence-based probation and parole practices that effectively address individuals’ needs and reduce recidivism.

Due Date: 03/24/2014


FEMA Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant
Deadline: March 21, 2014
Amount: $1.5 million

The Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant program is part of the AFG Program. FP&S Grants are offered to support projects in two activities: 1) Fire Prevention and Safety Activity: Activities designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate the incidence of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards; 2) Research and Development Activity: Projects aimed at improving firefighter safety, health, and wellness through research and development that reduces firefighter fatalities and injuries.

Due Date: 03/10/2014


FTA announced the availability of $24.9 million through its brand new Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program that will put a new generation of advanced, non-polluting transit buses on the road in communities nationwide. The funds are intended to encourage more widespread adoption of reliable “green energy” buses into transit fleets.

Click  for the announcement, and for related information. 

Due Date: 03/06/2014


U.S. Department of Justice – Technical Assistance Program Grants

Deadline: March 6, 2014

Award: $600,000

These grants are designed to build the capacity of criminal justice and victim services organizations to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking and fostering partnerships among organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address violence against women.

Due Date: 12/31/2013


Looking for funding for a new project in your community? HUD, DOT, EPA, and several other agencies have made available millions of dollars in funding to support the planning and implementation of projects that promote sustainable communities. Funding is available for a variety of uses, including community planning, affordable housing finance, technical assistance, research, and capital infrastructure investments. To help you navigate the complex maze of opportunities, Reconnecting America has compiled a list of all upcoming programs and deadlines. The following matrix provides more information on upcoming opportunities, including eligibility requirements, program descriptions, and deadlines. For more information on an individual program, click on the link or go to to start an application.

Federal Funding Opportunities

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