Grant Program

ARKANSAS PORT, INTERMODAL, AND WATERWAY DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2022

Arkansas Port, Intermodal, and Waterway Development Grant Program benefits the public ports by reinvesting the ad valorem tax paid by industries on the value of the barges utilizing Arkansas’ navigable waterways.

Applications are now available for Calendar Year 2022 from the Arkansas Waterways Commission. You may access the application packet at www.waterways.arkansas.gov or you may request one by calling (501) 682-2322 or (501) 682-3163.  

Arkansas Port, Intermodal, and Waterway Development Grant Program Calendar Year 2022 available funding is $1,952,102.55.

ARKANSAS PORT, INTERMODAL, AND WATERWAY DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM INFORMATION

Arkansas public port or intermodal authorities or facilities located along the Mississippi, Ouachita, Red, and White Rivers are eligible to apply. A port facility can include an intermodal facility and maritime-related industrial park infrastructure development.

This grant program provides financial assistance to public ports and intermodal authorities to make capital improvements and port development projects, including landside infrastructure, real estate purchase for port expansion, and much-needed dredging projects for ports and waterways. The match requirement of the program is 10% for development projects and 50% for dredging projects.

Applications for the Calendar Year 2022 program are accepted beginning April 1, 2022.

For Questions Contact:

Arkansas Waterways Commission: (501) 682-2322 or (501) 682-3163.

Calendar Year 2022 Deadline for Completed Applications and ALL Required Supporting Documents: Sunday, May 15, 2022 11:59 PM CST

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