United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Development
07/06/21 Receipt - Deadline for Coastal Areas Impacted by Wildfires
Grants to USA and Territories agencies, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, tribes, and cooperatives to promote economic development in non-urban areas. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Funding is intended for programs that support targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1 million in gross revenues. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.
Enterprise type grant funds must be used on projects to benefit small and emerging businesses in rural areas as specified in the grant application. Uses may include:
Opportunity type grant funding must be used for projects in rural areas and they can be used for:
GrantWatch ID#: 167073
There is no maximum grant amount for enterprise or opportunity type grants; however, smaller requests are given higher priority. Generally, grants range from $10,000 up to $500,000. Opportunity grants are limited to up to 10 percent of the total Rural Business Development Grant annual funding.
Performance Period: October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Contact your State Office for questions and applications:
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USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA)
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