Listed by application deadline, below are the current funding opportunities available to ports. 

BUILD Grants

DEADLINE: July 19, 2018 

$1.5 Billion in federal grants for infrastructure projects with a significant local or regional impact are available through U.S. DOT. Webinars on how to compete for grants are available in late May, final application deadline is July 19, 2018. For further information, visit:

CRISI Grants

Deadline: MAY 22, 2018

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has $73 million available for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements program (CRISI), awarding grant funding for projects that can strengthen intercity passenger rail, support capital projects and boost safety initiatives that may include the implementation of positive train control, improved highway-rail grade crossings, and congestion mitigation. Further details are available at:

MARAD Grants

Deadline: May 22, 2018

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has $19.6 million available in the Small Shipyard Grant program, for grants for capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration. Further information is available here: