WATER/WASTE DISPOSAL LOANS AND GRANTS
The Water and Waste Programs provide loans and grants for rural community water, sewage disposal, solid waste disposal and storm drain systems. Eligible applicants include municipal and county governments, public service authorities, Indian tribal organizations and broadly based community nonprofit corporations. Applicants must be unable to finance proposed projects from their own resources or through commercial credit. Grants are made to help the most financially needy communities to reduce the rates and charges for households. To obtain required forms, click engineering/construction forms.
DISTANCE LEARNING AND TELEMEDICINE LOANS AND GRANTS
Loans and grants are made to encourage, improve and make affordable the use of telecommunications, computer networks and related technology for rural communities to improve access to educational and/or medical services.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING GRANTS
Technical Assistance and Training Grants are used to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal problems in rural areas, to assist in preparation of Rural Development grants, to improve operation and maintenance of existing water and waste disposal systems in rural areas.
EMERGENCY COMMUNITY WATER ASSISTANCE GRANTS
Grant funds are used to assist applicants in obtaining water that meets standards set by the Safe Drinking Water Act where there has been a significant decline in quantity or quality within 2 years of application. There must also be a Presidential emergency designation.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT GRANTS
Solid Waste Management Grants are used to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources and to improve planning and management of solid waste sites.
For assistance, please contact the Area Office which serves the area you are interested in, or Bill Hobbs, Program Director. Mr. Hobbs can be reached at 919-873-2063 or email@example.com
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