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U.S. Department of Agriculture: Water & Waste Disposal Technical Assistance & Training Grants

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Water & Waste Disposal Technical Assistance & Training Grants program helps qualified, private non-profits provide technical assistance and training to: (a) identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste problems; (b) assist applicants in preparing applications for water and waste disposal loans/grants; and (c) assist associations in improving operation and maintenance of existing water and waste facilities in eligible rural areas.

Grants may be used to:

  • Identify and evaluate solutions to water problems related to source, storage, treatment, and distribution, collection, treatment, and disposal
  • Provide technical assistance and training to improve management, operations and maintenance of existing water and waste disposal systems
  • Prepare water and waste disposal loan and grant applications

Amount: A total of $19,000,000 is available to award up to 17 grants. Award ranges are not specified.

Eligibility: Non-profits that have the proven ability, background, experience and capacity to provide technical assistance or training on a national, regional or state basis.

Eligible areas are: Rural areas and towns with 10,000 or fewer people and tribal lands in rural areas.

Link: https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-technical-assistance-training-grants

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