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FHWA Planning and Research Grants: History, Sources, and Regulations - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Transportation Planning
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
2 Hours
0 Units
$25 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1


NHI 151046 is a 2-hour WBT that introduces Federal financial assistance and FHWA's planning and research grant regulations. The course covers sources for requirements and funds; sources and hierarchy of Federal grant requirements; and the process for providing grant funding, as it relates to 23 CFR 420 and 450.

This Web-based training (WBT) course is one of a series designed as an introduction to FHWA planning and research grant administration. The series includes four independent WBTs that cover the history of FHWA planning and research grants, the Common Grant Rule, Cost Principles, and Audits:

FHWA-NHI-151046--FHWA Planning and Research Grants: History, Sources, and Regulations;

FHWA-NHI-151047--FHWA Planning and Research Grants: Common Grant Rule;

FHWA-NHI-151048--FHWA Planning and Research Grants: Cost Principles; and

FHWA-NHI-151049--FHWA Planning and Research Grants: Audits.

These WBTs are designed to complement FHWA-NHI-151021 Administration of FHWA Planning and Research Grants, a 2-day Instructor-led training course. They are not intended to replace NHI 151021.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify basic principles of grant administration
  • Describe the hierarchy of laws, regulations, requirements, and the relationship among them
  • Explain terminology associated with grant administration
  • Explain the purpose and policy for 23 CFR, Part 420


The target audience includes FHWA, State Department of Transportation (State DOT), Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and other agency staff who expend or administer Federal-aid funds, including planning, engineering, and fiscal staff.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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