How to win a Federal RAISE Grant

Grant check for $5M

Funding Opportunity: RAISE applications 

$1 billion is now available through Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grants – awarding up to $25 million per grant. The program is extremely competitive. It requires a strong case that for sustainability and equity, benefits will significantly exceed costs. While bridge projects have done well in the past, Metro Analytics expects Complete Street, climate, and social justice projects to do well in this cycle. See Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Let Metro Analytics help you develop a winning case.

Metro Analytics – We Can Make Your Case

Metro Analytics’ members have helped secure many successful grants. Our team includes former FHWA leaders and reviewers. We will study your project and then make a powerful case for the benefits to economics, mobility, sustainability, environmental, safety, and equity. We recently published the latest indexes for quantifying equity benefits in ways that can readily satisfy the latest criteria of the Biden administration.

Members of Metro Analytics coauthored a national guidebook on “Right-Sizing” transportation infrastructure (NCHRP Report 917), which aims to improve fiscal and environmental sustainability and land use and community integration.  In another national guidebook, NCHRP 08-124, we are leading efforts to define corridor management performance metrics and best practice management methodologies for sustainability, economic vitality, and community equity.  

Metro Analytics’ members have contributed to some of the most successful grants in the nation including:

Approach and Benefits
The final application must be submitted through, and you must obtain a DUNS number and register with The registration process usually takes 2-4 weeks, but covid may increase that time.

How can we help?

Contact any Metro Analytics member to start planning for your grant or to learn more about how we are innovating Tomorrows Solutions Today.

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