The Household Water Well System program makes grants to nonprofits, which then make loans of up to $11,000 to homeowners to construct or repair household water wells for existing homes. Obtain application materials online or at 202-720-9583 and apply by May 9. Contact Derek Jones, Rural Utilities Service, 202-720-9640.
States, tribes, and local governments are eligible for Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control grants and Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration grants to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in privately owned rental or owner-occupied housing. Deadline for both programs is April 28. Contact Mark F. Sorbo, HUD, 202-402-5144.
Do you use the Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory (PNDI) Tool to complete your environmental reviews? Starting March 21, DCNR is transitioning from the PNDI tool to the new PA Conservation Explorer, a more efficient project planning and review process for providing conservation information for planning. This new tool also comes with a $40 convenience charge per project.