Grant Opportunities

Grant Funding Announcement

Planning Grants for Community Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements

Applications are due by 4:00 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2024. An extension of the application deadline is available with approval prior to the deadline (will be determined on a case-by-case basis).

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is providing funding for Indiana communities to conduct community-wide bicycle and pedestrian planning activities. Applications for the funding are due by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2024. Plans are anticipated to start in the spring of 2022 and are to be substantially completed by September 30, 2024. Matching funds will not be required for communities under 5,000 population. A dollar-for-dollar local match is required from communities over 5,000 population. Funding will pay for consulting fees to prepare the plans. Eligible applicants include cities, towns, counties, or regional planning agencies (such as MPOs).

The IDOH, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity (DNPA) invests in partnerships and activities that work towards improving the health of all Indiana residents. The adoption of bicycle and pedestrian master plans by Indiana communities is seen as an effective way to invest in changes to policies and the built environment that support healthy community outcomes.

A digital copy of the Request for Applications that includes submittal requirements is available on the DNPA web page. For more information and questions contact Pete Fritz at (317) 234-6808,