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Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation

Department of Transportation

Most Recent Deadline: August 18, 2023. The purpose of the PROTECT Formula and Discretionary Grant programs is to plan for and strengthen surface transportation to be more resilient to natural hazards, including climate change, sea level rise, flooding, extreme weather events, and other natural disasters through formula and competitive discretionary grants. Funding areas include: planning grants, resilience improvement grants, community resilience and evacuation route grants, and at-risk coastal infrastructure grants.

Funding Amount
Matching Funds
Includes Indian tribes (as defined in 23 U.S.C. 207(m)(1)), States, metropolitan planning organization, federal land management agencies, and more.
Contact Information
Elizabeth Habic: ; Rebecca Lupes: