USDA Rural Development

Business & Industry Guaranteed Loans

Create jobs and stimulate rural economies by providing financial backing for rural businesses.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Energy For America Program

Promote energy efficiency and renewable energy development.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Biomass Research and Development Initiative

Finance the research and development of biomass based products, bioenergy, biofuels, and related processes.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants

Finance economic development and job creation in rural areas.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Business Enterprise Grants

Finance and facilitate the development of small and emerging private business enterprises.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Business Opportunity Grants

Finance technical assistance for business development and conduct economic development planning in rural areas.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program

Support the development and ongoing success of rural microentrepreneurs and microenterprises.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Intermediary Relending Program Loans

Finance business facilities and community development projects in rural areas.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Small Socially Disadvantaged Producer Grant

Technical assistance.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Cooperative Development Grants

Establish and operate centers for cooperative development to improve the economic condition of rural areas through the development of new cooperatives and improving operations of existing cooperatives.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Value-Added Producer Grants

Assist independent agricultural producers to enter into activities that add value to their commodities.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Community Facilities- (Faith-Based and First Responder)

Provide essential community facilities for rural communities
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loans and Grants

Development and deployment of advanced telecommunication services throughout rural America to improve education and health care.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants

Provide water and waste financing in rural areas to the most financially needy applicants resulting in reasonable user fees.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Water and Waste Disposal Loan Guarantees

Finance economic development and job creation in rural areas.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Solid Waste Management Grants

Provide technical assistance and /or training to help communities reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources and improve planning and management of solid waste sites.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Rural Broadband Loans and Loan Guarantees

The deployment of broadband service to eligible rural communities.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037


Electric and Telecommunications Loans and Guarantees

Provide financial aid through direct and guaranteed loans for electric and telecommunications services.
Contact: USDA Rural Development, 701-530-2037