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

Grants to USA Regional, Faith-Based, Tribal, Private, and
Community Nonprofits to Improve Water and Wastewater Systems

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Children and Families (ACF) - Office of Community Services (OCS)

Deadline Date:

06/30/20 4:30 PM ET for paper applications; 11:59 PM ET for online submissions.

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories multi-state, regional, faith-based, tribal, private, and community nonprofit organizations to improve water supply and wastewater systems in rural communities. Eligible projects provide small, low-income communities with training and technical support to develop their own systems, connect to systems in neighboring communities, or improve existing systems.

The program will:

  • Ensure that individuals with low incomes living in rural communities have access to safe and affordable drinking water in their homes.
  • Protect the health and safety of individuals with low incomes in rural areas through the environmentally sound disposal of wastewater and sewage from their homes and other facilities in the community.
  • Resolve water or wastewater disposal issues affecting individuals with low incomes in rural areas that may be influenced by population size or geographic isolation through cooperation among communities on a local or regional basis.
  • Strengthen economic conditions and opportunities for individuals with low incomes in rural communities as a result of water supply and wastewater disposal training and technical assistance.
  • Enhance the capacity of local communities and tribal organizations to manage and operate water and wastewater systems that are programmatically and fiscally sound.
  • Increase community awareness of, and adherence to, sound water use and disposal practices, and support for safe and affordable water systems that protect the health and safety of individuals with low incomes. 
  • RCD funds may be used for training and technical assistance that provides expertise and capacity building support to small, rural communities in an effort to address the goals of the program, as listed above.  

A list of eligible activities can be found at https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/files/HHS-2020-ACF-OCS-EF-1831_0.pdf#page=5

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156024

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$9,200,000

Number of Grants:

8

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $1,156,250 Per Budget Period
Award Floor: $400,000 Per Budget Period
Average Projected Award Amount: $750,000 Per Budget Period

Term of Contract:

Anticipated Project Start Date: 09/30/2020 
Length of Project Period: 60-month project with five 12-month budget periods.

Eligibility:

  • Community-based Organizations; CBO(s)
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Private sector organizations
  • Regional Organizations
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are multi-state, regional, private, non-profit organizations, including those that support tribal entities to enable the organizations to provide training and technical assistance to small, low-income, rural communities concerning their community facility needs.

Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.

Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for electronic application submission is 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2020. The deadline for receipt of paper applications is 4:30 p.m., ET, on June 30, 2020. Paper applications received from applicants that have not received approval of an exemption from required electronic submission will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322274

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online at Grants.gov: https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/login.faces?oppId=322274&origin=vgo-apply

For paper submission, request application package from:

Harold Taylor
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Community Services
OCS Operations Center
HHS-2020-ACF-OCS-EF-1831
1401 Mercantile Lane Suite 401
Largo, MD 20774
Phone: 1-855-792-6551
Email: ocstech@reviewops.org

Grants.gov Contact Center:
1-800-518-4726, or by email at support@grants.gov, to report the problem and obtain assistance. Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

CFDA Number:

93.570

Funding or Pin Number:

HHS-2020-ACF-OCS-EF-1831

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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