I Need Funding

Funding Programs and Application Information

The division provides low-interest loans and grants for local governments and certain other non-profit entities for water infrastructure through the programs listed below.

Contact us if you need assistance determining which program is the best fit for your project needs!


Please read ALL of the three links below:

***April 15, 2020 ASADRA Funding Application Deadline Update

***April 6, 2020 UPDATED Special Instructions for Spring 2020 SRF and ASADRA Applications

***March 24, 2020 Special Instructions for Spring 2020 SRF and ASADRA Applications:


Application Process

  • Applications are accepted either once or twice per year, depending on the funding program.
  • Depending on the funds available and the number of applications received, funding awards are often competitive.
  • Each application includes a priority rating form that evaluates the proposed project in terms of need for the project, environmental benefits, system management, and financial situation. 
  • After the deadline for each funding round, the division reviews all applications and assigns priority rating points as described in the guidance based on information provided in the application.
  • The division ranks the projects in priority point order and makes recommendations to the State Water Infrastructure Authority.
  • The authority is responsible for making final decisions for project funding.

Application Deadlines for Funding Programs Available in the Spring 2020 Funding Round

  • CWSRF: April 30, 2020 
  • DWSRF: April 30, 2020
  • Additional Supplementation Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act 2019 (ASADRA):            April 30, 2020. This program offers supplemental funding to the State Revolving Fund programs for wastewater treatment works and drinking water facilities impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.ASADRA funds are available for the Spring 2020 funding round only.
  • State Reserve Programs: Not available in the Spring 2020 funding round
  • CDBG-I: Not available in the Spring 2020 funding round
  • Merger / Regionalization Feasibility Grant: Not available in the Spring 2020 funding round
  • Asset Inventory & Assessment Grant: Not available in the Spring 2020 funding round

Application submittal information:

  • Physical Address: For Fed Ex and UPS, please use the physical address, as having applications delivered to the mailing address will delay delivery.

                  Division of Water Infrastructure-8th floor

                  Archdale Building

                  512 North Salisbury Street

                  Raleigh, NC 27604

  • Mailing Address: When using the mailing address, please allow ample time for delivery, as the Division of Water Infrastructure cannot assure timely delivery using this method.

                  Division of Water Infrastructure

                  1633 Mail Service Center

                  Raleigh, NC 27699-1633




Important Information:

  • The tabs below include all of the application forms for each program. 

  • Complete all forms in the Common Forms tab for every program.

  • For each program, complete the Priority Points Rating Sheet for that program only following the appropriate guidance.

  • The CDBG-I Program will have additional forms that must be completed as noted.

  • Additional resources to use while completing applications are found in the last tab.

  • Contact us if you need assistance preparing your application.


Application Training:

***Please Note: The rescheduled date for the Pembroke Application Training is Friday, March 13, starting at 9:30 a.m. For those already registered for the original date, your space is still guaranteed, and you can send a proxy in your place.

2020 Spring Funding Application Training Documents, Handouts and PowerPoint presentation:


Spring 2020 Training Agenda

Spring 2020 Training Evaluation Form

Spring 2020 Division Application

Spring 2020 Financial Information

Spring 2020 Fund Transfer Certification Form

Spring 2020 Priority System Guidance and Form

Spring 2020 Supplemental Guidance for Additional Consideration