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FRA Discretionary Grant Program Tool

The Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) discretionary grant program Click to view Grants Tooltool provides stakeholders with a consolidated listing of FRA discretionary grant programs and their respective eligibilities, by both project sponsor and activity type.

This tool does not determine eligibility for grant programs and is meant for informational purposes only. Interested parties should refer to the applicable program legislation to determine eligibility.

Step 1 – Choose a project sponsor type from the list of eligible project sponsors under at least one of FRA’s discretionary grant programs. Interested parties should select the category that represents their entity type.

Step 2 – Select the project activity category that best corresponds to your project; for example, Capital Projects, Rail Program, Rail Research, or Operating Assistance. 
Step 3 – Identify a specific eligible activity, based on the selections made in steps 1 and 2.

Step 4 – Click the link for the appropriate discretionary grant program for more information on the eligibility of the activity identified in step 3.