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Snapshot of Wildlife Infrastructure Funding Opportunities in the New Infrastructure Law

May 10, 2022
Photo credit: Renee Callahan


ARC Solutions, National Parks Conservation Association, and Wildlands Network are excited to share this snapshot guide to Wildlife Infrastructure Funding Opportunities within the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Interested in learning more about national grants and other Federal, Tribal, and State funding programs that can be used to pay for wildlife mitigation measures, including animal road crossing structures?  Then this is the guide for you!

The linked guide provides a snapshot of key eligibilities for more than 15 funding programs, including:

  1. The Wildlife Crossing Pilot Program, which dedicates $350M in funding for wildlife infrastructure
  2. The Rural Surface Transportation and INFRA Programs
  3. The Bridge Investment and Nationally Significant Federal Lands And Tribal Projects Programs, which are expected to release funding notices later this month
  4. The National Culvert Removal, Replacement, and Restoration Program, which is expected to release a funding notice later this summer
  5. The Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-saving Transportation (PROTECT) Program
  6. Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) Grants
  7. The Surface Transportation Block Grant Program
  8. The Transportation Alternatives Program
  9. The Highway Safety Improvement Program
  10. The Federal Lands and Tribal Transportation Programs

A living document, the snapshot guide will be updated as new funding notices are released, so be sure to check back periodically or subscribe to updates!



Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference (2022):

POSTER: Federal Funding Opportunities to Reduce Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions and Improve Fish Passage & Habitat Connectivity


Additional Funding Resources:

Roadways and Wildlife Resources:



Renee Callahan,
Marta Brocki,