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TGM Grants

TGM Grants help local communities plan for streets and land use in a way that leads to more livable, economically vital, and sustainable communities and that increases opportunities for transit, walking and bicycling. TGM awards two types of grants:

  • Category 1 (PDF): Transportation System Planning, including TSP updates, to give Oregonians a range of transportation choices and meet requirements of the Oregon Transportation Planning Rule
  • Category 2 (PDF): Integrated Land Use & Transportation Planning, to promote compact, mixed-use development supported by improved pedestrian, bicycle, transit, and multi-modal street facilities

TGM has completed nearly 700 grant projects. See the list of completed projects through 2012 (PDF).

Grant Award Timeline

TGM awards grants on an annual basis. Applications are due in June and awards are made in August. All projects have a two-year period from award to completion.
Grant Award Timeline

2014 TGM Grant Awards

The 2014 Grant Awards and associated Applications are now available.

Contact Cindy Lesmeister at 503-986-4349 for answers to general questions about the process.

TGM Grant Application Packet

Applications are closed for 2014. For reference, here is the 2014 Grant Application Packet.

Submit Updates on TGM Projects

The TGM Program is interested in receiving updates on local TGM projects so that it can share success stories, special achievements, lessons learned, or other useful information with others. Please let us know if you have something to share as a result of your TGM project. Send project updates, photos, and comments to Debbie Benavidez.

Staff Contacts

General Inquiries:
Cindy Lesmeister
503-986-4349

TGM grants are managed through ODOT regions (see map).

Region 1 Lidwien Rahman (Portland)
503-731-8229
Region 2 Naomi Zwerdling (Salem)
503-986-2836
Region 3 John McDonald (Roseburg)
541-957-3688
Region 4 Devin Hearing (Bend)
541-388-6388
Region 5 Cheryl Jarvis-Smith (La Grande)
541-963-1574
Statewide for DLCD Bill Holmstrom
503-373-0050 x 265