Clean Water Indian Set-Aside Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
12/31/2017
Organization: 
EPA, IHS
Description: 

Applications accepted continuously. The Clean Water Indian Set-Aside Grant Program (CWISA Program) provides funding for wastewater infrastructure to Indian tribes and Alaska Native Villages. The CWISA Program is administered in cooperation with the Indian Health Service (IHS). EPA uses the IHS Sanitation Deficiency System priority lists to identify and select projects for CWISA program funding. To be considered for CWISA Program funding, tribes must identify their wastewater needs to the IHS Sanitation Deficiency System. Applications must be submitted within 12 months of disaster declaration date.

Category: 
Water
Funding Amount: 
Varies; average $300,000, grants have been awarded between $16,000 and $1,600,000
Matching Funds: 
NA
Eligibility: 
All federally recognized tribes, Alaska Native Villages, and tribes on former reservations in Oklahoma are eligible for CWISA Program funds.
Contact Information: 
<a href='http://water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/wastewater/Clean-Water-Indian-Set-Aside-Program-Coordinators.cfm' target='_blank'>http://water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/wastewater/Clean-Water-Indian-Set-Aside-Program-Coordinators.cfm</a>