How Your Community Can Match Federal Infrastructure Funds

Source: National League of Cities

10 Ways to Make Your Local Match for Federal Projects

The historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is an opportunity for investments directly to municipalities, but local governments must still consider methods to provide the cost sharing funds tied to many of the projects. Learn more about different ways your community can match federal infrastructure funds here. Learn more.

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Response and Recovery

Webinar: How to Choose the Right Broadband Technology for Your Community
Join NLC, local leaders and industry experts to hear a broadband technology overview and explore how cities across the United States are deciding what infrastructure investments are best for their communities. This webinar will take place on July 20 at 2PM ET.
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Webinar: SLLC Supreme Court Review
From guns, abortion, countless First Amendment cases to a potentially big police case, this U.S. Supreme Court term will long be remembered. Join legal experts in a discussion with Lisa Soronen of the State and Local Legal Center about the most interesting and important cases for states and local governments decided this term. The webinar will take place on July 14 at 2PM ET. Register Here >


Webinar: Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
The Bipartisan Policy Center, National Association of Counties, and NLC will host Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (the Permitting Council) Executive Director Christine Harada to discuss the agency’s efforts to improve the permitting process to deploy these important infrastructure projects more quickly. Join us on Wednesday, July 13, from 2:00-2:45 p.m. ET.
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Department of Transportation Launches Navigator
The Department of Transportation launched a new resource to help communities understand the best ways to apply for grants, and to plan for and deliver transformative infrastructure projects and services.
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Department of Transportation Launches Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program
The Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the first-of-its-kind Reconnecting Communities pilot program. Created in the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, funding from the $1 billion pilot program will help reconnect communities that were previously cut off from economic opportunities by transportation infrastructure.
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Webinar: Water Infrastructure Funding in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a webinar on July 13 at 1PM ET to provide an overview of how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) can help communities improve their water and wastewater systems. BIL invests $43 billion through the State Revolving Fund programs, and attendees will learn how to access these funds.
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Localized Water Infrastructure: Next Generation Water Management Solutions
Localized Water Infrastructure includes strategies aimed at indoor and outdoor water use efficiency, onsite reuse, green infrastructure and reducing lead exposure. Explore how communities are expanding use and strategies for overcoming barriers to bring these strategies to use in your community.
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Technical Assistance and Funding Opportunities

Department of Justice – Project Safe Neighborhoods.
Closing Date: 7/19/2022
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Department of the Interior – America the Beautiful Challenge.
Closing Date: 7/21/2022
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Department of Energy – Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience (RACER).
Closing Date: 7/25/2022
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Department of Housing and Urban Development – Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program.
Closing Date: 07/28/2022
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Environmental Protection Agency – Brownfields Job Training Grants.
Closing Date: 8/2/2022
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Department of Transportation – Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A).
Closing Date: 8/15/2022
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Environmental Protection Agency – Clean School Bus Program.
Closing Date: 8/19/2022
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Environmental Protection Agency – Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act.
Open Date: 9/6/2022
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Department of Transportation – Bridge Investment Program.
Closing Date: 9/8/2022
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Department of Transportation – Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program.
Closing Date: 10/13/2022
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Environmental Protection Agency – Cybersecurity Assessment and Technical Assistance for Water and Wastewater Utilities.
No closing date.
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