01 Apr 2024

Funding Opportunities | April 2024

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As your dedicated partner in Economic and Community Development, ECG remains committed to assist communities in obtaining essential resources for advancing current industries and attracting new businesses. This month, our compiled list of grants and funding opportunities meticulously curated to support your community’s needs. With fast approaching deadlines, this month’s funding come from the U.S Department of Transportation, Safe Streets and Roads for all grant, and the T-Mobile Hometown Grant Application.

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A)
Deadline: #1 – 4/4/2024
Deadline: #2 – 5/16/2024
Deadline: #3 – 8/29/2024
Type: Grant

The program supports the development of a comprehensive safety action plan that identifies the most significant roadway safety concerns in a community and the implementation of projects and strategies to address roadway safety issues. The SS4A program provides funding for two types of grants:

  • Planning and Demonstration Grants provide Federal funds to develop, complete, or supplement a comprehensive safety action plant. The goal of an Action Plan is to develop a holistic, well-defined strategy to prevent roadway fatalities and serious injuries in a locality, Tribe, or region.
  • Implementation Grants provide Federal funds to implement projects and strategies identified in an Action Plan to address a roadway safety problem. Projects and strategies can be infrastructure, behavioral, and/or operational activities. Implementation Grants may also include demonstration activities, supplemental planning, and project-level planning, design, and development.



Hometown Grant Application
Deadline: June 30, 2024
Type: Grant

T-Mobile Hometown Grants is a $25 million, five-year initiative to support the people and organizations who help small towns across America thrive and grow. Hometown Grants are given every quarter to up to 25 small towns. Apply for funding to support a community project of your choice, like revitalizing or repurposing a historic structure, creating a downtown asset or destination, or improving a space where friends and neighbors gather. Projects that are “shovel-ready” and add to a sense of place or could lead to further investment are of particular interest. T-Mobile will award up to $50,000 for shovel-ready projects. Applicant’s proposal must include plans, budget, timeline, anticipated impact, and up to five letters of support. This is a collaboration between T-Mobile and Main Street America.


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