The White House has announced that $600 Million will be available for the next round of TIGER grants. The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) can be found on the DOT website at www.dot.gov/TIGER<http://www.dot.gov/TIGER along with information on upcoming informational webinars. Initially created as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the previous five rounds of the program have funded 270 projects across all fifty states. Some of the details this year include:
* No pre-applications are required for this round of TIGER.
* Up to $35 million may be awarded for Planning Grants.
* Date for Grants.gov to Begin Receiving Applications: April 3, 2014.
* Deadline for Final Applications: April 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EDT
For further information click here: http://www.dot.gov/tiger/nofa
Summer Minnick is the Director of Policy Initiatives and Federal Affairs. She can be reached at 517-908-0301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.