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Household Water Well System Grants

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.862
Sponsors
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Deadlines
May 27, 2019
Purpose

Funds from the Household Water Well System Grant program are directed to qualified nonprofit organizations and tribes 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.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations and tribes 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
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Total funding available: $1,500,000
Expected number of awards: 10

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.

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website and on grants.gov.

Submit completed applications online through grants.gov or mail completed applications to:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Development
Rural Utilities Service
Water and Environmental Programs
STOP 1570, Room 2229-S
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-1570

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Capital funding · Infrastructure · Public health



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