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United States Marine Highway Grants

Back to: United States Marine Highway OverviewRoute Designation

The first round of Marine Highway Grants was awarded in September 2010. Since then, Congress has periodically appropriated funds for subsequent rounds of Marine Highway Grants. Notices of Funding Opportunities are published in the when grant funds are made available. Click Here for the latest Notice of Funding Opportunity press release.

When applying, the applicants should ensure all information requested in the Notice of Funding Opportunity is included in the grant application. 


USMHP Designated Route Sponsor Information

Frequently Asked Questions for Grants

Frequently Asked Questions for Route Sponsors 

Webcast USMHP Route Sponsor Presentation 

USMHP Route Sponsor Webinar (recording)

USMHP NOFO Webinar (recording) 

Additional Resources

United States Marine Highways are supported in several ways, including reports and publications from government and academia, and through non-funding assistance for Marine Highway Routes. Contact the Office of Ports & Waterways Planning at for more information on any aspect of the Marine Highway Grant Program.

United States Marine Highway Program Grant Map

United States Marine Highway Program - Grant Awards FY2010-2022


Last updated: Wednesday, August 23, 2023