Posts tagged U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
5 USDA funding/financing opportunities for rural communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers loans, grants and loan guarantees to help create jobs and support economic development and essential services such as housing, health care, first responder services and equipment, and water, electric and communications infrastructure.

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USDA Prioritizing Projects focused on Regional Economic Development

Projects that promote regional economic development can capitalize upon the unique strengths of specific rural areas. USDA Rural Development helps finance these projects by helping applicants overcome multi-jurisdictional challenges and by helping leverage federal, state, local or private funding.

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USDA to Implement Regulatory Reforms to Increase Access to Capital in Rural Areas

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is hosting listening sessions to solicit feedback on a plan to increase access to capital in rural areas by streamlining regulations for four Rural Development loan guarantee programs.

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USDA Invests $276 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure: Loans Modernize Infrastructure and Spur Business Growth in 12 States

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $276 million in rural electric infrastructureto improve system efficiency and reliability.

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