Funding Programs

USDA Rural Development ProgramUSDA Rural Development

Funding Agencies: US Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, Water and Environmental Programs
(Formerly Farmers Home Administration)
Contact: USDA Rural Development (505) 761-4950

State Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund

Funding Agencies: New Mexico Environment Department (NMED), New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA)
Contact: NMED - Drinking Water Bureau, (505) 827-1400, 1-877-654-8720

Public Project Revolving Loan Fund

Funding Agencies: New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA)
Contact: New Mexico Finance Authority, (505) 984-1454, 1-877-ask-nmfa

NRWA Revolving Loan FundNRWA Revolving Loan Fund

Provides financing to eligible utilities for pre-development costs associated with proposed projects.  RLF funds can also be used for short term costs incurred for replacement equipment, small scale extension of services or other small capital projects that are not a part of regular operations and maintenance. More info here.

Funding Agencies: NMRWA / National Rural Water Association (NRWA)
Contact: Bill Conner, (505) 884-1031

Water Trust Board

Funding Agencies: New Mexico State Legislature
Contact: New Mexico Finance Authority, (505) 984-1454, Jana Amacher

Community Development Block Grant

Funding Agencies: New Mexico Department of Finance & Administration (DFA)
Contact: New Mexico Department of Finance & Administration, (505) 827-4950

State Board of Finance

Funding Agencies: New Mexico Department of Finance & Administration (DFA)
Contact: New Mexico Department of Finance & Administration, (505) 827-4980

Rural Infrastructure Program

Funding Agencies: New Mexico Environment Department (NMED)
Contact: Constructions Program Bureau, (505) 827-2816