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CRISI Grant Application Information

Critical, Must-Have Tips and Tools for Your Next Application

The FY 2022 CRISI Grants were announced on September 25, 2023.  Short lines projects did exceptionally well, representing 47 of 70 awards, and more than half of the available $1.44 billion in funding.

Did you know? If you have received an award, in some cases you may apply for reimbursement of costs incurred between the time the award was announced and when the grant agreement is executed and funding begins. This is called Pre-Award Authority. Click here for responses to frequently asked questions from the FRA on this topic.

If you applied for a grant in the FY 2022 cycle and did not receive one, the Federal Railroad Administration is available to answer questions and to review your application.  Please contact

Areas to Focus On to Position Your Railroad for Success

Be Prepared for CRISI FY 2023

Revising a Previous CRISI Application

Other Grant Programs