Drinking Water, Wastewater
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
2,500 or less
Brandon Fewins, State Director
This program helps very small, financially distressed rural communities with predevelopment feasibility studies, design, and technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects.
Areas to be served must be rural and financially distressed:
Rural areas must have populations of 2,500 or less
The predevelopment planning costs must be related to a proposed project that meets the following requirements:
Applications for this program are accepted year-round online at RD Apply or through your local RD office.
Program Resources are available online (forms, guidance, certifications, etc.).
Our Helpdesk team can help with questions about funding opportunities, where to start, or where to go next with your community’s water infrastructure needs. Disadvantaged or overburdened communities are eligible for additional technical assistance completing applications. Request a risk free consultation with the Helpdesk today.