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Grant funding available and Golden Snow Boot Winner

As the name implies, Safe Routes to School Boost grants are intended to help boost Safe Routes to School efforts! These grants allow MnDOT to support communities with existing Safe Routes to School (SRTS) plans, or other comprehensive SRTS approaches, in advancing non-infrastructure strategies for schools. The strategies should support making it safe, easy and fun for students to walk, bike or roll to school. More detailed information on eligibility, funding restrictions/requirements, and the grant application materials are available on the MnDOT SRTS Boost webpage. View past Boost awards to get project ideas and cost.

Two informational webinars are available on:

  • Tuesday March 28 at 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday April 12 at 11 a.m.

Grant application requests may range between $5,000-$50,000 and do not require a match.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, and must be submitted online.

Awardees will be announced in June with funding beginning in September 2023 and ending in June 2025.