Federal/State Grant Services

Federal/State Grant Services

Unlocking funding opportunities for rail improvement projects requires more than just expertise, it demands strategic collaboration and a keen understanding of the evolving grant landscape.

At Quandel, we specialize in partnering with Federal and State agencies, as well as railroads, to navigate the complexities of grant writing with precision and finesse. From conducting in-depth feasibility studies to staying abreast of the latest legislative developments, we leave no stone unturned in identifying and securing funding avenues for our clients. What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to leveraging the unique strengths of each client, ensuring that our grant applications not only meet but exceed expectations. With recent expansions in federal grant eligibility, including private property projects and Class I railroads, our tailored approach positions us as trusted allies in achieving your growth objectives. Let Quandel be your partner in unlocking the funding potential to drive transformative rail projects forward.

Grant Writing

Our services go beyond paperwork, we are your strategic partners in navigating the complex landscape of grant applications. From crafting persuasive project narratives to developing meticulously detailed benefit-cost analyses, we are committed to positioning your project for success. Our approach is rooted in thorough research and seamless coordination with diverse stakeholders, ensuring that every aspect of your proposal is finely tuned and deadline ready.

But we are not just about ticking boxes; we are about making a tangible impact. Our track record speaks volumes, with successful projects spanning the spectrum of rail infrastructure needs. Whether it is procuring state-of-the-art rolling stock, revitalizing essential rail infrastructure, or spearheading ambitious station upgrades, we are here to turn your vision into reality. From systems planning to construction, our expertise spans all project phases.

At Quandel, we are not just consultants, we are advocates for progress in the rail industry. Let us be your partner in driving innovation, sustainability, and efficiency in rail transportation.

Our most recent grants awarded:

  • 2022-2023 Fed-State Partnership – National (up to $143,629,028) – Pennsylvania DOT
  • 2022 Corridor ID Program (up to $500,000) – PennDOT – Scranton to New York Penn Station
  • 2022 Corridor ID Program (up to $500,000) – PennDOT – Keystone Corridor: Pittsburgh to Philadelphia
  • 2022 Corridor ID Program (up to $500,000) – BSPRA
  • 2022 Corridor ID Program (up to $500,000) – IDOT – Chicago Quad Cities

Full list of Federal/State Grant Writing Services

Grant Management

We are not just grant managers; we are your dedicated partners in maximizing the impact of your funding. With expertise honed through years of experience, our team is adept at navigating the intricacies of grant management. Central to our approach is the cultivation of robust relationships with grantees, host railroads, and the myriad of stakeholders across agencies. We understand that effective communication is key, which is why we take pride in maintaining seamless dialogue with Federal, State, and local entities throughout the funding cycle.

From the inception of your grant to its successful closeout, we manage all administrative aspects with finesse. This includes meticulous deliverable development, report submission, and vigilant deadline monitoring. But our commitment does not end there; we are passionate about driving tangible outcomes. Through diligent tracking of program metrics and transparent communication of project outcomes, we ensure that your grant achieves its intended objectives.

At Quandel, grant management is not just a service, it is a promise of excellence. Let us be your trusted allies in navigating the complexities of funding, so you can focus on what truly matters, driving impactful change in the rail industry.

Some of our client wins include:

  • IDOT
  • MDOT
  • MnDOT
  • ORDC

Full list of Federal/State Grant Management Services