While the days are getting shorter and colder, the current Administration is showing no signs of slowing down its implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. This week’s Intel lays out the upcoming infrastructure holiday happenings.
Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE)
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a total of $1.5 billion is available under the RAISE grant program for FY 2023. Applications are due by February 28, 2023. Learn more.
FY 2023 Transit Standards Development Program
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking applications for projects that will develop voluntary standards and standards-related best practices, guidance, and tools in safety, and other areas in public transportation. Applications are due by January 23, 2023. Learn more.
Vendors interested in submitting bids to support the establishment and administration of the Reconnecting Communities Institute should join an upcoming webinar to learn more about the contracting opportunity. Learn more.
Date: December 2, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM PST
Platform: Microsoft Teams
Meeting ID: 298 559 143 759,
Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program
The Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program (ACP Outreach Grant Program) is comprised of four complementary grant programs:
- National Competitive Outreach Program (NCOP)
- Tribal Competitive Outreach Program (TCOP)
- Your Home, Your Internet (YHYI) Outreach Grants
- Navigator Pilot Program (NPP) Outreach Grants
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced opportunities for the YHYI and NPP programs. Applications are due by January 9, 2023. Learn more.
National Broadband Map
The FCC released a draft of its new National Broadband Map. This map will help identify unserved and underserved communities in need of investments. The public is encouraged to review the accuracy of the map. Learn how to submit a challenge.
California Stakeholder FCC Broadband Mapping Challenge
The California Public Utilities Commission and the California Department of Technology are hosting an informational webinar to support California stakeholders interested in the FCC broadband mapping challenge process.
Date: December 2, 2022
Time: 2:30 PM PST
Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization (OBLR) is soliciting applications from eligible entities to provide technical assistance to assist communities facing brownfields challenges. Applications are due by February 14, 2023. Learn more.
Brownfields Training, Research, and Technical Assistance
The EPA’s OBLR Office is soliciting applications for funding to eligible entities to provide training, research, and technical assistance to facilitate the inventory of brownfield sites, site assessments, remediation of brownfield sites, community involvement, or site preparation. Applications are due by February 14, 2023. Learn more.
Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling Grant Program
The EPA is soliciting applications for a wide variety of projects that are designed to build and transform solid waste infrastructure. Applications are due by January 16, 2023. Learn more.
EPA will hold four webinars in the next month that you can register for:
- December 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
- December 7, 2022 at 3:00 PM PST
- December 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
- December 19, 2022 at 3:00 PM PST
Consumer Recycling Education and Outreach Grant Program
The EPA is seeking applications proposing projects that inform the public about new or existing residential or community recycling programs. Applications are due by January 16, 2023. Learn more.
EPA will hold webinars about this funding opportunity that you can register for:
- December 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
- December 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
- December 20, 2022 at 3:00 PM PST