Regulatory/Funding Agency

BG Consultants, Inc. has assisted countless local governments in obtaining the funding needed to transform their project dream into a reality. Across the board, funding is available for all types of civil engineering projects, including transportation, environmental and structural. BG's architects have also been very successful in obtaining funding assistance for building projects for local governments. When there is a will, there is a way and the staff at BG Consultants, Inc. is ready to help you find a way.
The following list includes the most common funding vehicles our firm uses to assist clients with their projects. We are always ready and willing to find new funding sources to make your project dream into a reality.

Agency
Program
Availability
Description
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Category I: Annual Competitive Round: Community Improvement and Housing.
Cities and Counties
Grant - Water and Sewer Projects; Community Facilities such as fire protection, bridges, community centers, etc.; Housing Rehabilitation
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Category II: Economic Development
Cities and Counties
Grant – City or County then loans funds to developing Businesses
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Category III: Urgent Need
Cities and Counties
Grant – Address an immediate threat to health or safety resulting from a sudden and sever emergency
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Category IV: Kansas Small Towns Environment Program (KAN-STEP)
Cities and Counties
Grant – Water, Sewer and Public Buildings – Require the use of volunteers to match CDBG funds.
State Revolving Loan (SRL)
Cities and Counties
Loan - Water and Sewer Projects
Rural Development Grant/Loan (RD)
Cities and Counties
Grant and Loan Combination - Water and Sewer Projects
Transportation Revolving Loan Fund (TRF)
Cities and Counties
Loan - Essentially any roadway improvement - bonding is through the state and term of repayment is shorter than lifespan of project
Transportation Enhancement Program (TE)
Cities and Counties
Grant - For Historic; Scenic and Environmental; and Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities
Economic Development Program
Cities and Counties
Grant - Projects that are primarily transportation related with the goal of promoting or sustaining economic development
Geometric Improvement Program
Cities and Counties for State Highways
Grant - For state highways to add lanes, increase radii, redesign intersections, complete redesign or other geometric improvements
Safe Routes to Schools Program
Cities, Counties, and School Districts
Grant - Provide safe zones around schools for children to walk and bicycle to school more safely
KLINK Resurfacing Program
Cities
Service Agreement - For state highways through Cities for patching, overlay, mill and overlay or complete reconstruction
Heritage Trust Fund
Cities and Counties
Grant – For properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places or the Register of Historic Kansas Places for preservation and restoration efforts.
Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program
Local Governments and Certain Private Non-Profit Organizations
Grant - For the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities.