JEFFERSON CITY, MO, April 8, 2022 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has rescheduled two free webinars to provide community leaders information about state ARPA funding programs for public water projects.
The webinars will now be offered 2-3 p.m. May 11 and 10-11a.m. May 12. Each one-hour webinar is designed to help communities better understand the different grant opportunities and to more easily navigate the application process. (Both webinars will provide the same information.)
The Missouri General Assembly is considering an allocation of ARPA funds to the Department of Natural Resources for competitive community water infrastructure grants for communities to complete drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects, or to conduct lead service line inventories.
Both webinars will include an overview of the following topics:
• Grant program funding amounts
• Application process
• Project scoring criteria
• Application deadline and timeline for awards
• Grant caps
• Eligible applicants
• Eligible and ineligible project types
Attendees can register for the webinars at these links:
May 11: www.eventbrite.com/e/state-arpa-funding-webinar-1-tickets-303774897897
For more information about state ARPA funding, please contact the department’s Financial Assistance Center at DNRARPA@dnr.mo.gov or 573-751-1192.
To learn more about using ARPA funds for water infrastructure, visit the State of Missouri’s Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Toolkit for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater at oa2.mo.gov/ARPAtoolkits/water-infrastructure.