The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) is a new loan program, which is targeted at large projects $20 million for large communities and $5 million for small communities (population of 25,000 or less).
Over the next month, EPA will be hosting a series of informational sessions about WIFIA program.
Eligible projects include wastewater and drinking water facilities as well as energy efficiency projects at these facilities and other large projects. The WIFIA program is separate from State Revolving Fund programs, but will coordinate with them.
If you are interested in this new funding program, then you are encouraged to attend one or more of the Webinars, particularly the first one, which is scheduled for November 29th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Time and will overview the WIFIA Program, loan terms and conditions, and credit policies.
The webinars are targeted at prospective WIFIA borrowers including municipal entities, corporations, partnerships, State Revolving Fund programs, non-governmental organizations, and organizations that support prospective borrowers. In each session, EPA will focus on a specific topic and provide participants the opportunity to ask questions.
Webinar 1 Tuesday, November 29 (1:00-3:00 pm ET)
WIFIA Program Overview; loan terms and conditions; and credit policies
Webinar 2 Tuesday, December 6 (1:00-3:00 pm ET)
WIFIA Project Selection; letter of interest components; EPA’s selection process; and the selection criteria weighting
Webinar 3 Monday, December 12 (1:00-3:00 pm ET)
WIFIA Project approval and closing; and term sheet development.