US Department of Agriculture

Household Water Well System Grants

This program helps qualified nonprofits and tribes create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water for households in eligible rural area. Grant funds may be used to help a nonprofit create a revolving loan fund for eligible individuals who own and occupy a home in an eligible rural area. The fund may be used to construct, refurbish, or service individually-owned household water well systems

Maximum Award Amount

Terms for the loans include one percent fixed interest rate, 20-year maximum term, and an $11,000 maximum loan per household. See funding website for loan term details.

Cost Matching

10%

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofits that have:

  • Expertise and experience promoting the safe, productive use of individually-owned household water wells systems
  • Legal authority to act as a lender
  • Sufficient expertise and experience in lending activities
  • Financial, technical and managerial capacity to comply with relevant federal and state laws and regulations

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