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Household Water Well System Grants

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.862
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Jul 20, 2018

Funds from the Household Water Well System Grant program are directed to qualified nonprofit organizations for lending programs to extend access to clean, reliable water to existing households in eligible rural areas.

Loans can be made in amounts up to $11,000, and can be be used to construct, refurbish, or service individually-owned household water well systems.


Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations that have:

  • Expertise and experience promoting the safe, productive use of individually owned household water wells systems
  • Legal authority to act as a lender
  • Sufficient expertise and experience in lending activities
  • Financial, technical, and managerial capacity to comply with relevant federal and state laws and regulations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Total funds available: $993,000

A 10% cash match is required.

Application process

Choose the appropriate state in the drop down menu on the top right of the program website. This will open the state specific page. Tabs at the top of the page will show general program information, forms and resources, and state specific contact information.

Electronic applications will be accepted through

Paper applications may be sent to:

Water Programs Division
Rural Utilities Service
Stop: 1570, Room 2234-S
1400 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20250-1570

Tagged as
Capital funding · Infrastructure · Public health

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