ReConnect Loan and Grant Program

The Broadband ReConnect Program furnishes loans and grants to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas. The application window for the third round of funding is now open. Follow one of the links below to learn more about the […]

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Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge

Under RPIC, placemaking is defined as a collaborative process among public, private, philanthropic and community partners to strategically improve the social, cultural, and economic structure of a community. This work is based on a sense of place with qualitative and quantitative outcomes. Qualified entities may use the funds to provide technical assistance and training to

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Farmers Market Promotion Program

FMPP funds projects that develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The program focuses on: • Supporting and promoting domestic direct producer-to-consumer (including direct producer-to- retail, direct producer-to-restaurant and direct producer-to-institutional marketing) marketing such as farmers markets, roadside stands, agritourism activities,

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Airport Improvement Program (AIP)

In September of each year, the FAA and Utah Division of Aeronautics (UDA) send letters to airport sponsors requesting updates to their airport five-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Projects listed within the first two years are set and cannot change. Projects within three to five-year ranges can be changed or added. The FAA and UDA

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Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program

The threat of salinity is a major concern in both the United States and Mexico; salinity affects agricultural, municipal, and industrial water users. The goal of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program is to enhance and protect the quality of water available in the Colorado River for use in the United States. Reclamation’s Basin

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Community Forestry Partnership Grants

Grant monies awarded under this program are in the form of reimbursement grants and will be paid only upon completion of granted projects, and submission of a final report. Funds will be available to communities and organizations on a competitive basis in a 1:1 cost share match program. Successful applicants must provide a local match

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Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant (ECWAG)

The ECWAG grant can be applied for to aid communities that have experienced a significant decline in water quantity or quality from their sources due to a natural disaster or other emergency event such as: drought, flood, fire, earthquake, disease outbreak, chemical or leakage spill.  70% or more of funding is to be used for

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Main Street America

Main Street America is a nationwide non-profit membership organization that champions a community-led, community-owned approach to generate new momentum for the local economy by providing technical support to historic commercial districts. Its a program of the National Main Street Center. Since 1980, over 2,000 programs have followed their four points: local organization, design, economic vitality,

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Nonpoint Source Program

Utah’s NPS program is focused on improving the water quality of impaired waterbodies. State Nonpoint Source Funding is provided by the Utah Water Quality Board every year from the interest on loans to communities for the maintenance and construction of sanitary sewage systems. The Water Quality Board recognizes that NPS pollution is a growing problem.

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Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program

The program is designed to reduce or eliminate the risk of flooding and other natural disasters. The program includes “Advanced Assistance”, which will pay 100% of preliminary studies for flood mitigation projects that will subsequently reduce flood claims. The program will also include emergency measures for fires such as creating defensible space, as well as

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