Since 1995, the District has awarded nearly $1.9 billion in grants, including $60 million in capital grants for projects like accessibility, critical infrastructure and equipment.
Libraries are RAD's largest grant category at 31%. The District funds 45 independent libraries (some with branches) throughout the county through the Allegheny County Library Association, plus the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh with its 18 branches.
Parks/Trails/Conservation is RAD’s second largest single category, representing 29% of RAD funds through 2017.
To date, Transit represents less than 1% of RAD allocations, historically.