Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Water Quality and Enable Small Public Water Systems to Provide Safe Drinking Water
This program provides grants for nonprofit organizations to provide training and technical assistance to small public water systems, onsite/decentralized wastewater systems, and private well owners located in urban, rural, and tribal communities.
Projects should address only one of the national priority areas listed below.
- National Priority Area 1: Training and technical assistance for small public water systems to achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), including improving financial and managerial capacity
- National Priority Area 2: Training and technical assistance for small publicly-owned wastewater systems and onsite/decentralized wastewater systems to help improve water quality
- National Priority Area 3: Training and technical assistance for private well owners to help improve water quality
Detailed lists of eligible activities under each priority area are provided in the application instructions.
Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations, nonprofit private universities and colleges, and public institutions of higher education.
Eligibility does not include states, municipalities, tribal governments, individuals, or for-profit organizations.
Award ceiling: $19,000,000
Expected number of awards: 9
Project period: 18 months
Total funding available: $21,700,000
Applicants must contribute 10% non-federal cash and/or in-kind matching funds to the project.
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov. The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.
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