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Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants Program (formerly TIGER)

Build Grant Graphic.U.S. DOT’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program funds investments in transportation infrastructure, including transit. BUILD Transportation grants replace the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. Learn more about FY 2018 BUILD Transportation grants.

FTA acts as the administering modal agency for BUILD projects that directly impact public transportation. FTA helps to ensure that recipients have the technical assistance and support necessary to successfully complete their projects throughout the development and implementation process.

Previously,  the TIGER program funded eight rounds of transportation-focused, economic-generating projects in communities across the country. Between 2009 and 2017, the TIGER grant program provided $5.1 billion to 421 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and tribal communities. See grant agreement information, including required exhibits.

Grant Type: Competitive