Current Grant Opportunities

Published: July 6, 2020

MnDOT Minnesota Highway Freight Program Grants

Minnesota cities, counties, ports, waterways, railroads and airports can apply for funding for highway and intermodal projects that benefit freight movement through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) Minnesota Highway Freight Program. The statewide competitive program is designed to help meet the state’s freight transportation needs by improving the safety and mobility of freight transport. Up to $56 million may be available for state fiscal years 2023-2025. The funding can be used on any public road, railroad crossing, or intermodal facility if the project provides a public freight benefit. The application deadline is Sept. 28.

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Greater Minnesota Recycling and Composting Grants

Political subdivisions outside the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area can apply for grants to improve recycling or composting collection systems. One million in total funds will be awarded by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Applicants must provide a 25 percent match. City applicants must have populations below 45,000. Questions must be submitted to no later than June 29. Grant applications are due no later than 2 p.m. on July 7, 2020.

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Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry Safety Grant Program

The Safety Grant Program awards funds up to $10,000 to qualifying employers for projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed every two months.
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