Technical Assistance and Training Grant

The summary for the Technical Assistance and Training Grant grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Utilities Programs, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Technical Assistance and Training Grant: Funds may be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, and distribution, and to waste disposal problems relating to collection, treatment, and disposal; assist applicants that have filed a preapplication with RUS in the preparation of water and/or waste disposal loan and/or grant applications; and to provide training that will improve the management, operation and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities. Grant funds may not be used to recruit applications, duplicate current services such as those performed by a consultant in developing a project, fund political activities, pay for capital assets, purchase real estate or vehicles, improve and renovate office space or repair and maintain privately owned property, pay construction or O&M costs, and pay costs incurred prior to the effective date of grants made.
Federal Grant Title: Technical Assistance and Training Grant
Federal Agency Name: Utilities Programs
Grant Categories: Other Community Development Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-GRANTS-TAT-092906-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.761
CFDA Descriptions: Technical Assistance and Training Grants
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2006
Posted Date: Oct 01, 2006
Creation Date: Oct 11, 2006
Archive Date: Jan 30, 2007
Total Program Funding: $17,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 14
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
The objectives of the Technical Assistance and Training Grants are to: - Identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal problems in rural areas. - Assist applicants in preparing applications for water and waste grants made at the State l
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility criteria for TAT grants is as follows: (a) Entities eligible for grants must be private nonprofit organizations with tax exempt status, designated by the Internal Revenue Service. A nonprofit organization is defined as any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization that: (1) Is operated primarily for scientific, education, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest. (2) Is not organized primarily for profit. (3) Uses its net proceeds to maintain, improve, and/or expand its operations. (b) Entities must be legally established and located within a state as defined in § 1775.2. (c) Organizations must be incorporated by December 31 of the year the application period occurs to be eligible for funds. (d) Private businesses, Federal agencies, public bodies, and individuals are ineligible for these grants. (e) Applicants must also have the proven ability, background, experience (as evidenced by the organizations satisfactory completion of project(s)similar to those proposed), legal authority, and actual capacity to provide technical assistance and/or training on a regional basis to associations as provided in § 1775.33. To meet the requirement of actual capacity, an applicant must either: (1) Have the necessary resources to provide technical assistance and/or training to associations in rural areas through its staff, or (2) Be assisted by an affiliate or member organization which has such background and experience and which agrees, in writing, that it will provide the assistance, or (3) Contract with a nonaffiliated organization for not more than 49 percent of the grant to provide the proposed assistance.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Anita OBrien
Loan Specialist
Phone 202-690-3789 [email protected] Government Email Address
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