Water Project Assistant Grants

Water Project Assistance Grant Solicitation


The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona is accepting applications for Water Project Assistance Grants. $3,000,000 in funding is available for cities and towns providing water in Navajo and Apache counties. Additionally, $2,000,000 in funding is available for irrigation districts in Cochise and Graham counties ($1,000,000 per county).

Eligible Applicants:

  • Cities and Towns that Provide Water in Navajo and Apache Counties
  • Irrigation Districts in Cochise and Graham Counties

Eligible Use of Funds: To contract for services of outside advisors, attorneys, consultants, and aides that are reasonably necessary or desirable to enable the applicant to adequately perform their duties.

Funding Source: Arizona State Appropriation

Funds Available: $5,000,000

Number of Awards: Multiple

Additional Information: Applicants are encouraged to collaborate for community partnerships as appropriate. Applicants will be required to certify that they are an eligible entity to receive the grant funds, describe the types of services being requested and why the services are needed, and certify that all proceeds from the grant will be utilized according to the provisions contained in Senate Bill 1823, Section 97.

Factors Which Applications will be Evaluated for Award Include:

  • Eligibility of applicant
  • Eligibility of proposed use of grant funds
  • Description of why services are needed

Due Date for Submittal: December 30, 2021

Anticipated Award Date: March 1, 2022

Download Applications:

To download the fillable application, right click the appropriate link below and select "save link as" 

Please submit completed applications to Lindsey Jones, no later than 5:00 PM (MST), December 30th, 2021.

To apply and for additional information please contact:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Environmental Program Supervisor

Water Infrastructure Finance Authority