South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority Grants
The South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) provides grants for the development of infrastructure in rural areas of the state.
Eligible activities include new construction, upgrades, improvements, and/or extensions of publicly owned water infrastructure, sewer infrastructure, and storm water drainage facilities.
Funding may be used for:
- Basic infrastructure: Assist communities in bringing systems into compliance with environmental quality standards, protecting public health from environmental concerns, or improving the capacity and sustainability of existing infrastructure
- Economic infrastructure: Build local infrastructure capacity to support economic development activities that will lead to the creation or retention of jobs and boost opportunities for economic impact within communities
Eligible applicants include:
- Units of local government
- Special purpose districts
- Public works commissions
- Public works districts
Local Governments may apply on behalf of nonprofit water and sewer companies.
The typical grant amount is $500,000.
According to the grant program summary, matching funds are required based upon the type of project.
Follow the instructions on the Apply for a Grant page.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.