United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
- Grant/loan funding for rehabilitation type water and wastewater projects
- Small communities (< 10,000 population)
- Economically depressed communities
- Typical project size $0.5 to $5.0 million
- Up to 75% grant available, although 0% to 40% is typical depending on several economic and project factors.
FDEP Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF)
- Low interest loan funding for wastewater non-growth related type projects.
- Projects that address a public health hazard typically receive more funding.
- Available to small and large municipalities.
- Grant funding is available for small communities depending on several economic factors.
FDEP Water Supply Restoration
- Covers cost to install and operate private wells and/or filters, or to connect private homes to a public water system.
- To qualify, private well water quality must not meet applicable standards.
FDEP Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF)
- Low interest loan funding for drinking water type projects.
- Grant funding available for public health risk type projects in small financially disadvantaged communities.
- Additional funding benefits are available for small communities (< 10,000 population).
FDEP Small Community Wastewater
- Grant funding for wastewater facilities
- Only municipalities with less than 7,500 people are eligible.
- Eligibility based on community demographics.
Cooperative Funding from SFWMD and SWFWMD (South and Southwest Water Management Districts)
- Grant funding for potable water conservation type projects that lead to reduced groundwater use.
- No limit on project size.
- Either 50% or 75% grant funding available, depending on several economic factors.
Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
- Grant funding available for water and sewer projects.
- Projects that provide new water or sewer service receive more points.
- Economic Development funding is also available for water and sewer projects required for a specific job-creating activity.
- Funding level is based on community demographics and is capped at $600,000 to $750,000 per project depending on several economic factors.
Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP)
- Loan funding for small water and wastewater utility projects.
- Available to rural communities meeting certain demographic requirements
- Priority given to public and environmental hazard related projects.
Economic Development Administration (EDA) Public Works and Development Facilities Program
- Grant funding for distressed communities for public works type projects.
- Priority given to projects that revitalize, expand, and upgrade their physical infrastructure to improve the local economy.
Florida’s Section 319 Grant Program
- Grand funding available for projects that reduce nonpoint sources of pollution to Florida’s priority watersheds or impaired waters.