Durbin Announces More Than $28,000 In Federal Funding For Rural Development Project In Central Illinois

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development division has awarded a grant totaling $28,600 to the Village of Kane, Illinois in Greene County. The funding used in this announcement will support water and waste infrastructure construction projects.


“This federal investment will help Kane in its effort to continue to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community’s residents,” Durbin said.


Today’s funding was awarded through the USDA’s Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households (SEARCH) program. SEARCH grants are awarded to rural communities to help paying costs associated with feasibility studies, design assistance and technical assistance with water and waste infrastructure.