This program helps very small, financially distressed rural communities with feasibility studies, design/technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects.
Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households (SEARCH) offers grants to enhance water facilities in rural areas with a population of 2,500 or less.
USDA Rural Development offers grants and loans to improve water infrastructure.
The Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC) funds recycling infrastructure in the Southeast through the launch of a recycling infrastructure.
Federal grants to develop and implement regional economic development strategies, with an emphasis on economically distressed areas.
Cities can apply for property no longer needed by the federal government.