Bi-State Regional Commission

A Forum for Inter-governmental Coorperation and Delivery of Regional Programs

NEWS

  • Grant Updates

    Federally, local governments can check the following link for the latest federal discretionary grants: USDOT Key Notices of Funding Opportunity.  Federal grants require registration in Grants.gov, and EUI-Entity Identifier, a 12-character unique number assigned to all entities who must register to do business with the federal government in SAM-System for Award Management.  If you are considering a federal grant, it will be important to have an EUI and be registered in SAM.

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  • Quad Cities MPO News

    The FFY2025-2028 MPO Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) was adopted on June 25, 2024 by the Transportation Policy Committee. The TIP is a summary of roadway, public transit, trail, and related projects that are expected to be initiated during the next four years and will be financed in whole or in part with federal and/or state funds. Regionally significant projects requiring FHWA or FTA approval, regardless of the funding source, shall also be included. The four-year program is a result of requirements outlined in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) or Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Act (BIF). Please contact Sarah Bambas at 309-793-6300 Ext. 1131 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about the TIP.

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  • Quad City Health Initiative

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    The Quad City Health Initiative (QCHI) was formed in 1999 and a cross-community partnerships to create a healthy community. The 2021 Vision states: “The Quad Cities region is united as one vibrant, diverse, collaborative community with engaged citizens, safe, thriving neighborhoods, and equitable and inclusive access and opportunities for overall health and social well-being.” 

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Federal funding opportunities:  Rebuild American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Program ($1.5 B available) (submission date 14 April 2022) and the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIPD) ($450 M available) (submission date 16 May 2022).   

The Bi-State Regional Commission (or CBAWC) is collaborating with the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide additional information and support pertaining to these grants.  Visit Federal Funding Opportunities - CBAWC.org

Mission Statement

A local, voluntary organization of five counties and 47 municipalities. We serve as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and delivery of regional programs and to assist member local governments in planning and project development.