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Drinking Water and Waste Disposal Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages

Sponsors
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Tasha Deardorff
907.271.2424, Ext. 118
tasha.deardorff@ak.usda.gov

Purpose

Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages help remote Alaskan villages provide safe, reliable drinking water and waste disposal systems for households and businesses.

Funds must be used to remedy a dire sanitation condition, such as:

  • Recurring instances of waterborne diseases
  • Individual residents hauling water to or human waste from, their homes or are using outhouses because no community-wide water and sewer system exists
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are limited to rural Alaskan villages or the state of Alaska for the benefit of a rural Alaskan village or hub.

The project must serve a rural Alaskan village or hub with:

  • A population of 10,000 or less
  • Median household incomes less than 110% of the statewide non-metropolitan household income according to the latest Census data
Geographic coverage
Alaska
Amount of funding

Grants will pay up to 75% of project costs. The state of Alaska or local contributions must provide at least 25% of the project costs.

Application process

Contact Tasha Deardorff to discuss eligibility and the application process. Applications are accepted year round.

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



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