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Small City Allotment Program

The Small City Allotment (SCA) program is an annual allocation of state funds for local transportation projects. Incorporated cities with populations of 5,000 or less are eligible to apply. SCA funds may only be used on streets that are "inadequate for the capacity they serve or are in a condition detrimental to safety" (ORS 366.805). Projects are selected per competitive process, those projects that best meet this criteria will be selected for funding.

Next round of funding
The next application period will run June 1 through July 31, 2023 for 2024 funding. Cities must have all Small City Allotment projects completed prior to August 1, 2023 for their application to be considered.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Incorporated cities with populations of 5,000 or less per most recent census data may apply
  • Applicants must have all previous Small City Allotment projects completed prior to the end of the application period (August 1, 2023) to be considered
  • Projects must be located on streets under the jurisdiction of the City applying
  • All project work must be within the public right of way
Useful Information


Program Manager
Deanna Edgar

Stay in the know!

We use Gov Delivery/Granicus, an email distribution system, to keep eligible cities informed of important program information. Contact information you provide us (we only use your email address) is entered into the Small City Allotment distribution list, and you automatically receive updates about the program.

If in the past you have opted out of receiving Gov Delivery/Granicus emails, your email address may be blocked from receiving our notices. To unblock your email address, go to Gov Delivery and re-sign up for our topic, “Small City Allotment." Need to update the contact for your city? Want to remove or change your email address?

Please contact Deanna Edgar at