State Loans and Grants

Small Borrower Loans
Small Borrower Loans are available only to communities or public sewer or water districts of less than 1,000 population or service area. Qualifying entities may be considered for a direct loan for wastewater or drinking water system improvements for up to $100,000 with a maximum 20-year repayment term. In addition to providing financial assistance, this program is geared toward helping communities and districts become familiar with the State Revolving Fund Loan Programs.

Small Community Engineering Assistance Program Grants
The Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grants are available for municipalities, counties, public sewer or water districts, political subdivisions or instrumentalities of the state with a population of less than 10,000. The grants offers funding for wastewater engineering costs incurred in preparation of a facility plan. Communities may be eligible to receive an 80% grant with a 20% recipient match, while disadvantaged communities may be eligible to receive a 90% grant with a 10% recipient match. The grant amount shall not exceed $50,000.