Household Water Well System Grant Program Announcement of Application Deadlines and Funding, 19503 [E9-9728]

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Signed at Washington, DC, on the 17th of April 2009. Patricia R. Sheikh, Acting, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. E9–9733 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:48 Apr 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Household Water Well System Grant Program Announcement of Application Deadlines and Funding Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice of funding availability and solicitation of applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announces the availability of $993,000 in grant funds for the Household Water Well System (HWWS) Grant Program for fiscal year (FY) 2009, to be competitively awarded. A notice of funding availability and solicitation of applications was published in the November 20, 2008 Federal Register, 73 FR 70315, prior to passage of a final appropriations bill identifying a definite funding amount. For information and other requirements on how to apply for HWWS Grant Program funds, please refer to the November 20, 2008 issue of the Federal Register. The HWWS Grant Program is authorized under Section 306E of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (CONACT), 7 U.S.C. 1926e. The CONACT authorizes USDA Rural Development to make grants to qualified private nonprofit organizations to establish lending programs for household water wells. The non-profit organizations will use the grants to make loans to individual homeowners to construct or upgrade a household water well system for an existing home. The organizations must contribute an amount equal to at least 10 percent of the grant request to capitalize the loan fund. Applications may be submitted in paper or electronic format. The HWWS Grant Program regulations are contained in 7 CFR part 1776. DATES: The deadline for completed applications for a HWWS grant is May 31, 2009. Applications in either paper or electronic format must be postmarked or time-stamped electronically on or before the deadline. Late applications will be ineligible for grant consideration. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic grant applications through https:// www.grants.gov (Grants.gov), following the instructions on that Web site. Submit completed paper applications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, Mail Stop #1570, Room 2233–S, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–1570. Applications should be marked ‘‘Attention: Water and Environmental Programs.’’ Application guides and PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19503 materials for the HWWS Grant Program may be obtained electronically through https://www.usda.gov/rus/water/ index.htm. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Household Water Well System Grant Program Announcement of 
Application Deadlines and Funding

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of funding availability and solicitation of 
applications.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural 
Utilities Service (RUS) announces the availability of $993,000 in grant 
funds for the Household Water Well System (HWWS) Grant Program for 
fiscal year (FY) 2009, to be competitively awarded. A notice of funding 
availability and solicitation of applications was published in the 
November 20, 2008 Federal Register, 73 FR 70315, prior to passage of a 
final appropriations bill identifying a definite funding amount. For 
information and other requirements on how to apply for HWWS Grant 
Program funds, please refer to the November 20, 2008 issue of the 
Federal Register.
    The HWWS Grant Program is authorized under Section 306E of the 
Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (CONACT), 7 U.S.C. 1926e. 
The CONACT authorizes USDA Rural Development to make grants to 
qualified private nonprofit organizations to establish lending programs 
for household water wells. The non-profit organizations will use the 
grants to make loans to individual homeowners to construct or upgrade a 
household water well system for an existing home. The organizations 
must contribute an amount equal to at least 10 percent of the grant 
request to capitalize the loan fund. Applications may be submitted in 
paper or electronic format. The HWWS Grant Program regulations are 
contained in 7 CFR part 1776.

DATES: The deadline for completed applications for a HWWS grant is May 
31, 2009. Applications in either paper or electronic format must be 
postmarked or time-stamped electronically on or before the deadline. 
Late applications will be ineligible for grant consideration.

ADDRESSES: Submit electronic grant applications through https://www.grants.gov (Grants.gov), following the instructions on that Web 
site. Submit completed paper applications to the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, Mail Stop 1570, Room 
2233-S, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250-1570. 
Applications should be marked ``Attention: Water and Environmental 
Programs.'' Application guides and materials for the HWWS Grant Program 
may be obtained electronically through https://www.usda.gov/rus/water/index.htm. Call (202) 720-9589 to request paper copies of application 
guides and materials from the Water and Environmental Programs staff.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Francis, Loan Specialist, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Programs, Water and 
Environmental Programs, telephone: (202) 720-1937, fax: (202) 690-0649, 
e-mail: cheryl.francis@wdc.usda.gov.

    Dated: April 20, 2009.
James R. Newby,
Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
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