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TFG Grants

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has notified transportation-related committees of Congress which 26 projects it has selected to receive approximately $1.5 billion in grant funding under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program. The program is a competitive grant program that was included in the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” (FAST Act) to provide funding for nationally significant highway, bridge, and freight projects. 

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced 41 recipients of nearly $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Learn more about the selected projects here.
WHAT DOES IT FUND?: The purpose of this program is to establish sustainable urban and community forestry by encouraging communities of all sizes to manage and protect their natural resources, which, if well managed, improve the public's health, well-being, and economic vitality, and create resilient ecosystems for present and future generations. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments and non profits.
WHEN'S IT DO?: April 30, 2018.
The purpose of the FP&S Grant Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards by assisting fire prevention programs and supporting firefighter health and safety research and development. 
The application period for the 2017 Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) Grants will open on February 12, 2018 and will close March 16, 2018. Now is the time to begin preparing your application!
The purpose of this program is to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent youth substance use. Funding is intended to support established community-based youth substance use prevention coalitions that have never received an award through this program and that are capable of effecting community-level change. 
EPA Announces 12 Applicants for FY 2017 WIFIA

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officially announced the projects selected to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. WIFIA provides low-cost supplemental loans for regionally and nationally significant projects investing in water infrastructure including wastewater, drinking water, stormwater, and water recycling.

184 Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Funding to Hire Community Policing Officers
On October 3, 2016 the Department of Justice awarded $119 million in grant funding through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). Funding was dispersed across 184 law enforcement agencies with the purpose of hiring and rehiring entry-level career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs and increase community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts. This year, over 900 law enforcement positions were created or saved as a result of CHP.

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