Water & Waste Disposal Technical Assistance & Training Grants in North Carolina

PROGRAM STATUS:

Closed

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Next Application Window is from October 1st - December 31st each year.

What does this program do?

This program helps qualified, private nonprofits provide technical assistance and training to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste problems; helps applicants prepare applications for water and waste disposal loans/grants; and helps associations improve the operation and maintenance of water and waste facilities in eligible rural areas.

Who may apply?

  • Nonprofits that have the proven ability, background, experience and capacity to provide technical assistance or training on a national, regional or state basis.

What is an eligible area?

  • Rural areas and towns with populations of 10,000 or less -- check eligible addresses
  • Tribal lands in rural areas

How may the funds be used?

  • To identify and evaluate solutions to water problems related to source, storage, treatment, distribution, collection, treatment and disposal.
  • To provide technical assistance and training to improve management, operations and maintenance of water and waste disposal systems.
  • To prepare water and waste disposal loan and grant applications.

Are there terms for grants?

  • The project period for these grants is one year starting Oct. 1 and ending Sept. 30.
  • Applicant contributions must be used before USDA grant funds.
  • This is a reimbursement grant.
  • Grants are subject to the availability of funds.

How do we get started?

Who currently participates in this program?

Who can answer questions?

Contact your local RD office
National Office contact: Lorrie Davis
(202) 720-1938
Lorrie.davis@usda.gov
 

What governs this program?

  • Code of Federal Regulations 7 CFR 1775
  • Section 306(a)(14)(A) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act 7 U.S.C. 1921 et seq.

Why does USDA Rural Development do this?

This program helps small communities extend and improve water and waste treatment facilities for households and businesses. Good practices can save tax dollars, improve the natural environment and may be necessary for manufacturers and other types of businesses to locate or expand operations.

NOTE: Program details may change over time. Before you begin an application, please confirm you have the most current information by contacting a program specialist in your local RD office for assistance, or consult the Program Instructions listed in the section above titled "What Governs this Program?"

FY 2020 Technical Assistance and Training and Solid Waste Management Application Guide | PDF

National Architect Requirements:

There are no other architect, engineering or environmental requirements at the national level. If there are additional state-specific requirements they will be listed above. 

There are no other additional requirements at the national level. If there are additional state-specific requirements they will be listed above.

There are currently no events scheduled.

ASHEVILLE AREA OFFICE

Pam Hysong, Area Director

160 Zillicoa Street, Suite #2

Asheville, NC 28801

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Email: linda.whitmire@usda.gov

Counties Served: Buncombe, Henderson, Transylvania

 

JEFFERSON SUB AREA OFFICE

134 Government Circle

Suite 201

Jefferson, NC 28640

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Email: susan.roland@nc.usda.gov

Counties Served: Ashe, Watauga, Alleghany, Wilkes, Caldwell

 

FRANKLIN LOCAL OFFICE

195 Thomas Heights Rod

Franklin, NC 28734

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Email: pam.hysong@nc.usda.gov

Counties Served:  Macon, Haywood, Jackson, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Swain

 

MURPHY LOCAL OFFICE

225 Valley River Avenue, Suite J

Murphy, NC 28906

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Email: pam.hysong@nc.usda.gov

 

SPRUCE PINE LOCAL OFFICE

11943 S. 226 Hwy Suite D

Spruce Pine, NC 28777

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Email: rebecca.pinto@nc.usda.gov

Counties Served: Mitchell, Yancey, Madison, Avery

 

SHELBY AREA OFFICE

Warren C. Smith, Area Director

844 Wallace Grove Road

Shelby, NC 28150

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Email: deissy.honea@usda.gov

Counties Served: Cleveland, Gaston, McDowell, Polk, Rutherford, Mecklenburg

LUMBERTON AREA OFFICE

Rossie Bullock, Area Director

PO Box 7426

440-C Caton Road

Lumberton, NC 28360

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Email:laci.fett@usda.gov

Counties Served: Robeson, Bladen, Cumberland, Scotland, Hoke, Columbus

ASHEBORO AREA OFFICE

847 Curry Drive, Suite 104

Asheboro, NC 27205

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Email: lynn.whittington@usda.gov

Counties Served: Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Rowan, Stanly, Cabarrus, Rockingham, Caswell, Alamance

 

HENDERSON AREA OFFICE

853 S. Beckford Drive, Suite A

Henderson, NC 27536

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Email: jonathan.jones@usda.gov

Counties Served: Vance, Granville, Franklin, Warren, Orange, Durham, Person, Nash, Northampton

 

KINSTON AREA OFFICE

Aaron Gaskins, Area Director

2044-C Hwy 11/55 South

PO Box 6189

Kinston, NC 28501-0189

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Email: angela.washington@usda.gov

Counties Served: Lenoir, Jones, Craven, Pamlico, Onslow, Carteret, Wayne, Greene, Duplin