Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Technical Assistance and Construction for Innovative Regional Wastewater Treatment Solutions (TAC-RWTS) Grant Pilot Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.761
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Jul 31, 2023

This program, short title TAC-RWTS, offers grants for the study, design, and/or construction of regional wastewater systems for historically impoverished communities that have had difficulty installing traditional wastewater treatment systems due to soil conditions.

Funds may be used for wastewater related assistance including:

  • Identifying and evaluating economically feasible innovative regional solutions to wastewater treatment concerns for historically impoverished rural communities in areas which have had difficulty installing traditional wastewater treatment systems due to soil conditions
  • Providing wastewater related technical assistance, including such services as developing needs assessments, testing wastewater options, preliminary design assistance, developing regulatory guidance, and submitting applications for financial assistance
  • Constructing the identified solutions, including eligible associated costs

Eligible applicants include consortia of regional institutions of higher education, academic health and research institutes, and economic development entities, or a combination thereof, located in the U.S., U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia.

Areas to be served must be historically impoverished and rural.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: Not stated
Project period: 1 year for technical assistance projects and 4 years for construction projects
Estimated total program funding: $5,150,091

Application process

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

Applications should be submitted online through once the application is posted to the system.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Environmental health · Grant writing · Infrastructure · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Public health

Organizations (3)

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.