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Revolving Funds for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.864
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
May 6, 2024

This program provides grants to help nonprofit organizations establish revolving loan funds that will finance water and wastewater projects in rural communities.

The loans will be made to eligible entities to finance pre-development costs of water and wastewater projects or short-term small capital improvement projects not part of the regular operations and maintenance of current water and wastewater systems.


Eligible applicants have:

  • The legal capacity and authority to operate a revolving loan fund
  • Financial, technical, and managerial capacity to comply with relevant state and federal laws and regulations

Eligible areas include:

  • Rural areas with populations of 10,000 or less
  • Tribal lands in rural areas
  • Colonias
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Estimated number of awards: 4
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000

The maximum loan per borrower is $200,000, with a loan term of up to 10 years. Applicants must contribute at least 20%.

Application process

Choose the appropriate state in the drop down menu above the tabs of the funding description 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.

A link to the application instructions is available on

Application Guide

Tagged as
Capital funding · Infrastructure · Public health

Organizations (2)

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