Community Safety

Upgrading Our Electric Grid and Ensuring Reliability and Resiliency

This grant provides federal financial assistance to demonstrate innovative approaches to transmission, storage, and distribution infrastructure to harden and enhance resilience and reliability; and to demonstrate new approaches to enhance regional grid resilience. The grant can be used to coordinate and collaborate with electric sector owners and operators—(A) to demonstrate innovative approaches to transmission, storage, and distribution infrastructure to harden and enhance resilience and reliability; and (B) to demonstrate new approaches to enhance regional grid resilience, implemented through States by public and rural electric cooperative entities on a cost-shared basis.

RAISE Grant Program​

RAISE discretionary grants help project sponsors at the State and local levels, including municipalities, Tribal governments, counties, and others complete critical freight and passenger transportation infrastructure projects. The eligibility requirements of RAISE allow project sponsors to obtain funding for projects that are harder to support through other U.S. DOT grant programs.

Safe Streets and Roads for All

This grant supports the development or update of (1) a comprehensive safety action plan and (2) the implementation of the action plan (there are two types of SS4A grants: Action Plan Grants and Implementation Grants). The grant funds can help create safe routes to school and public transit services via multiple activities that lead to people safely walking, biking, and rolling in underserved communities.