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Water and Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants

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

This program provides grants to help low-income, rural communities with the initial planning and development of applications for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal direct loan/grant and loan guarantee programs.


Eligible applicants include:

  • State and local governmental entities
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Federally recognized tribes

Eligible areas include:

Eligible areas must have a median household income below the poverty line or less than 80% of the statewide non-metropolitan median household income.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $60,000 or 75% of the predevelopment planning costs.

Application process

Choose the appropriate state in the drop down menu on 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.

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Grant writing · Infrastructure · Public health

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