Donor Name: Department of Transportation
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: Up to $5,940,000
The purpose of the HUTE Program is to provide funding to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), States, and the District of Columbia to assist them in carrying out intergovernmental fuel excise tax enforcement efforts and funding for training and research to reduce evasion of payment of motor fuel and other highway use taxes.
Of the $4 million in annual funds for 2022–2026, $2 million for each fiscal year must be made available only to carry out intergovernmental enforcement efforts, including research and training.
FHWA seeks to fund projects under this NOFO that advance the following Administration goal, where applicable.
Workforce Development, Job Quality, and Wealth Creation
DOT intends to use the HUTE Program to support the creation of good-paying jobs with the free and fair choice to join a union and the incorporation of strong labor standards and training and placement programs, especially registered apprenticeships, in project planning stages, Worker Organizing and Empowerment and Implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. DOT also intends to use the HUTE Program to support wealth creation, consistent with the DOT’s Equity Action Plan through the inclusion of local inclusive economic development and entrepreneurship such as the utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Minority-owned Businesses, Women-owned Businesses, or firms.
Up to $5,940,000 is available for HUTE awards under this notice. This includes up to $1.94 million in 2021 funding and up to $2 million in funding from each of 2022 and 2023.
Eligible applicants are States and the District of Columbia. FHWA expects that the eligible applicant that submits the application will administer and deliver the project. Multiple States may submit a joint application. Such applications should identify a lead applicant as the primary point of contact and identify the primary recipient of the award. Joint applications should include a description of the roles and responsibilities of each applicant.
For more information, visit Grants.gov.