America’s Marine Highway Grant Program

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Funding Opportunity ID: 325568
Opportunity Number: 693JF719R000026
Opportunity Title: America's Marine Highway Grant Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 20.816
Eligible Applicants: City or township governments
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants for funding available under this Notice are an original Project Applicant of a project that the Secretary has previously designated as a Marine Highway Project or a substitute (which can be either a public entity or a private-sector entity who has been referred to the Program Office by the original Project Applicant, with a written explanation, as part of the application). Original Project Applicants are defined as those public entities named by the Secretary in the original designated project. Grant applicants must have operational, or administrative areas of responsibility, that are adjacent to or near the relevant designated Marine Highway Project. Eligible grant applicants include State governments (including State departments of transportation), metropolitan planning organizations, port authorities, and tribal governments, or private sector operators of marine highway services within designated Marine Highway Projects.
Agency Code: DOT-MA
Agency Name: Department of Transportation
Maritime Administration
Posted Date: Mar 19, 2020
Close Date: Apr 10, 2020
Last Updated Date: Mar 19, 2020
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,775,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (the Act) (Pub. L. No. 116-94) appropriated $9,775,000 for the Short Sea Transportation Program (America’s Marine Highway Program) to be used for Marine Highway Grants for the development and expansion of documented vessels, and port and landside infrastructure. Marine Highway Grants may be awarded to eligible Marine Highway Projects as outlined in the attached NOFO. MARAD’s Office of Ports & Waterways Planning (Program Office) will receive applications and administer the grants.
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