This program assists low-income communities with initial planning and development of applications for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal direct loan/grant and loan guarantee programs. Grants may be used to pay part of the costs of developing a complete application for USDA Rural Development Water & Waste Disposal direct loan/grant and loan guarantee programs.
Maximum Award Amount
$30,000 or 75% of the predevelopment planning costs
This program assists qualified applicants who are not otherwise able to obtain commercial credit on reasonable terms. Eligible applicants include:
Eligible areas include:
The area must also have a median household income below the poverty line or less than 80 percent of the statewide non-metropolitan median household income.