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CRISI Grant Application Information

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The Notice of Funding Opportunity for the FY 2023-FY 2024 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program is now closed. Award notification is expected September/October 2024.

The total funding available for awards under this NOFO is up to $2,478,391,050, made available by the 2023 Appropriation, 2024 Appropriation, 2023 and 2024 advance appropriations provided in IIJA, and remaining unawarded 2022 CRISI balances.

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.

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