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Big Yellow School Bus Grants for Cultural Field Trips

Big Yellow School Bus provides $200 grants to help schools meet the transportation costs of educational field trips to non-profit cultural institutions and activities in the arts, sciences, and humanities across Massachusetts.

Eligible Applicants:  K-12 schools in Massachusetts


Community Transit Grant Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides financial assistance to states through a number of programs to develop new transit systems and improve, maintain, and operate existing systems.

Eligible Applicants:   include municipalities and regional transit authorities


MassWorks Infrastructure Program

The MassWorks Infrastructure Program provides a one-stop shop for municipalities and other eligible public entities seeking public infrastructure funding to support economic development and job creation.

A consolidation of six former grant programs: 

  • Public Works Economic Development (PWED),
  • Community Development Action Grant (CDAG),
  • Growth Districts Initiative (GDI) Grant Program,
  • Massachusetts Opportunity Relocation and Expansion Program (MORE),
  • Small Town Rural Assistance Program (STRAP),
  • Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Program

For public infrastructure to support:

  • Economic development and job creation and retention,
  • Housing development at density of at least 4 units to the acre (both market and affordable units),
  • Transportation improvements to enhancing safety in small, rural communities

Eligible Applicants:  municipalities and other public agencies with a charter that enables them to accept state grants on behalf of the municipality

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
The State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is a Federally mandated prioritized listing of highway, bridge, intermodal and transit projects expected to be undertaken during the next four federal fiscal years

Eligible Participants: includes municipalities


Waste and Recycling Grants and Financial Assistance

Eligible Applicants: municipalities and regional authorities