Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program Community Outreach

The Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program’s CIP is the first initiative of its kind for Amtrak.

Amtrak has committed to an overall CIP budget of $50 million which will be invested over the duration of the Program. Investments will be made through community grants and direct investments, with projects covering six categories:

  • Community Development
  • Workforce Development
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Community Gardens, Vacant Lots and Public Space
  • Transportation
  • Historic Preservation

For more details read the Community Investment Program Guide (April 2024)  

2024 Community Grants Application

Amtrak anticipates launching its first round of community grant applications in 2024. 

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