Disaster Water Grants Program
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The Disaster Water Grants Program provides funding to
help rural communities handle expenses related to
presidentially declared disasters that damaged water
systems. Water systems include all water resource
infrastructure, including drinking water, wastewater,
storm drainage, and solid waste facilities.
For the current opportunity, funding may be used to
develop water infrastructure system capacity and
resiliency to reduce or eliminate long term risks from
hazards resulting from presidentially declared disasters
during calendar year 2022.
Federal Register notice
Eligible applicants include
- Municipalities; counties; districts; authorities; or
other political subdivisions of a state, commonwealth, or
- Nonprofit organizations
- Federally recognized tribes
- Community-based prefabricated home organizations
Eligible areas include:
- Rural areas and towns with populations of not more
- Federally recognized tribal lands
with populations of not more
- Colonias with populations of not more
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding
No minimum or maximum award amounts are listed.
A total of $247,250,000 is available.
American Indian or Alaska Native · Capital funding · Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Infrastructure · Public health · U.S.-Mexico Border Region
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.