STEAP Eligible Projects

STEAP funds are issued by the State Bond Commission and can only be used for capital projects. A project is considered to be a capital project if it is new construction, expansion, renovation or replacement for an existing facility or facilities. Project costs can include the cost of land, engineering, architectural planning, and contract services needed to complete the project.  Projects eligible for STEAP funds include:

  • Economic development projects such as (a) constructing or rehabilitating commercial, industrial, or mixed-use structures and (b) constructing, reconstructing, or repairing roads, access ways, and other site improvements; 
  • Recreation and solid waste disposal projects; 
  • Social service-related projects, including day care centers, elderly centers, domestic violence and emergency homeless shelters, multi-purpose human resource centers, and food distribution facilities; 
  • Housing projects; 
  • Pilot historic preservation and redevelopment programs that leverage private funds; and 
  • Other kinds of development projects involving economic and community development, transportation, environmental protection, public safety, children and families and social service programs.