By Jason Mercer, PE

For local governments and infrastructure operators, project planning is the first of many steps to making a new public facility a reality. And as we all know, good planning takes time and money. Fortunately, several grants are available to provide the financial resources needed to complete the documentation for a public facility funding application. If you’re new to this process or have some experience, you might still be wondering about the “what, where, and how” of public facility planning grants.