Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/Rural Community Development Program (RCD) Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance Project


The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services will be accepting application to award a Rural Community Development Program (RCD), Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) grants to multi-state, regional, private, non-profit organizations to provide training and technical assistance to small, rural communities. These grants will provide a Regional/Tribal resource for assistance in ensuring that small communities have access to safe water and wastewater systems by either helping them develop their own systems, connecting to systems in neighboring communities, or improving their existing systems. RCD funds will be used to provide training and technical assistance to: Increase access for low-income families to water supply and waste disposal services; Preserve affordable water and waste disposal services in low-income rural communities; Increase local capacity and expertise to establish and maintain needed community facilities; Increase economic opportunities for low-income rural communities by ensuring they have basic water and sanitation; Utilize technical assistance to leverage additional public and private resources; and Promote improved coordination of Federal, state, and local agencies and financing programs to benefit low-income communities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 07/30/2015 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Administration for Children and Families
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Multi-state, regional, private, non-profit organizations that can provide training and technical assistance to small, rural communities concerning their community facility needs are eligible entities under this funding opportunity. Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http: // Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
ACF Applications Help Desk
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $200,000.00 to $937,000.00


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