Water Project Assistance Grant

Status: Open. Submittals are due November 1, 2023 and the anticipated award date is December 1, 2023


The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona is accepting applications for Water Project Assistance Grants. $1,000,000 in funding is available for cities and towns providing water in Navajo and Apache counties. Additionally, $1,000,000 in funding is available for irrigation districts in Graham County, and $1,000,000 in funding is available for irrigation districts along the San Pedro River in Cochise County.

Previously Approved Resolutions and Awards

October 2023 - WPAG Information and Materials 

Eligible Applicants

  • Cities and Towns that provide water in Navajo and Apache counties
  • Irrigation Districts in Graham County
  • Irrigation Districts along the San Pedro River in Cochise County

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: $3,000,000
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 1720, Section 96.

Factors Which Applications will be Evaluated for Award Include:

  • Eligibility of applicant
  • Eligibility of proposed use of grant funds

Due Date for Submittal: November 1, 2023
Anticipated Award Date: December 1, 2023

WPAG Application - Cities and Towns

WPAG Application - Irrigation Districts


To apply and for additional information, please contact: 

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Assistant Director - Water Programs
(602) 364-1324

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