613 College Street Road
PO Box 604
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

Phone: 270.769.2393
Fax: 270.769.2993
TDD: 800.247.2510

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Grant Information (Downloads)
Area Development Fund (ADF)
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Community Rivers & Streams Program (CRSP)
Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ)
Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA)
Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
National Recreational Trails Fund (NRTF)
Recreational Trails Fund (RTF)
Renaissance on Main
Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
Scenic Byways & Highways
Transportation Community & System Preservation (TCSP)
Transportation Enhancement (TE)
Urban & Community Forestry Grant Program


Area Development Fund (ADF)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: Applications accepted year-round
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

Community Rivers & Streams Program (CRSP)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: N/A

Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Mike Burress

Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA)
Program provides funding to assist in meeting the needs of a national transportation infrastructure. It focuses on meeting the challenges of Safety, Travel Growth, Environment and Demographic Changes. It is based on the policy principles of promoting economic prosperity, improving quality of life, improving safety, enhancing the environment and ensuring national security.

Funding Source: US Department of Transportation
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Janice Rawson


Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

National Recreational Trails Fund (NRTF)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

Recreational Trails Fund (RTF)
The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) provides funds to the States to develop and maintain recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both nonmotorized and motorized recreational trail uses. The RTP is an assistance program of the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Federal transportation funds benefit recreation including hiking, bicycling, in-line skating, equestrian use, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, off-road motorcycling, all-terrain vehicle riding, four-wheel driving, or using other off-road motorized vehicles.

Funding Source: Federal Highway Trust Fund through KY Dept. of Local Government
Availability: Annual, closes in February
Contact Person: Janice Rawson


Renaissance on Main
Renaissance on Main grants support revitalization efforts in Kentucky cities with a goal of safe, vibrant and economically sound downtowns. Certified - as well as candidate - Main Street cities are eligible to apply for these competitive grants. Maximum awards are $20,000. Eligible activities include:
  • Real Estate Acquisition
  • Facility Renovation
  • Streetscape Enhancements
  • Signage
  • Façade/Awning Program
  • Market Analysis
  • Planning
Funding Source: KY Dept. of Local Government
Availability: Annual, closes in December
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: N/A

Scenic Byways & Highways
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: N/A

Transportation Community & System Preservation (TCSP)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: N/A

Transportation Enhancement (TE)
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: N/A

Urban & Community Forestry Grant Program
Funding Source: N/A
Availability: N/A
Contact Person: Janice Rawson

Janice Rawson
Public Administration Specialist

Mike Burress
Deputy Director

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