Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grant Program
May 9, 2024

The Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grant program invests in road, rail, transit, and port projects that promise to achieve national objectives. Previously known as the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) and Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grants, Congress has dedicated nearly $14.3 billion for fifteen rounds of National Infrastructure Investments to fund projects that have a significant local or regional impact.

RAISE Winning Applications

Access winning RAISE applications shared with the LIH to provide inspiration to other cities in the process of applying for RAISE grant funding

Raising the Bar: Funding Sustainable & Equitable Transportation

October 24, 2023

  • Webinar Recording and Summary: Best practices for submitting successful RAISE applications and how to include sustainability and equity in projects
  • Winning Strategies for Building a Successful RAISE Application: Find best strategies and examples for submitting a competitive RAISE application
  • Multimodal Transit Transfer Center Case Story: Learn from Lincoln, NE’s winning RAISE project, which will create a multimodal transit transfer center that will increase traveler safety and prioritize environmental advancements, and how the city was able to successfully fund the project despite several years of unsuccessful applications, continued adjustments, and trust building with federal partners.

Developing Competitive RAISE Grant Applications

December 13, 2022

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    Winning Strategies for Securing Bridge Funding

    More than a third of U.S. bridges are in need of repair with 42,400 bridges rated in poor condition.There is federal funding available for local governments to support planning and construction projects for bridges in poor condition or at risk of falling into poor...

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