Notices of Solicitation of Applications (NOSAs)

Rural Development publishes Notices of Solicitation of Applications (NOSAs) or Notices of Funding Availability in the Federal Register.  NOSAs provide program information organized in a consistent way to easily and quickly find information regarding Rural Development Opportunities.     NOSA/NOFA List

Rural Development Funding

Program Name

Appropriated in FY2015

Advanced Biofuel Payment Program

$13.9 million

Appropriate Technology Transfer (ATTRA)

$2.5 million

Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (Formerly Biorefinery Assistance Program)

$74.4 million

Business & Industry Loan Guarantees

$919.8 million

Circuit Rider Program - Technical Assistance for Rural Water Systems

$15.9 million

Community Connect Grants

$10.4 million

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

$2.2 billion

Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program

$73.2 million

Delta Health Care Services Grants

$3 million

Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grants

$19 million

Economic Impact Initiative Grants

$5.5 million

Electric Infrastructure Loan & Loan Guarantee Program
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program

$5.5 billion

Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants

$11 million

Extremely High Energy Cost Grants
Denali Commission High Energy Cost Grants
State Bulk Fuel Revolving Loan Fund

$10 million

Farm Bill Broadband Loan & Loan Guarantee Program

$24.1 million

Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans & Grants

$32 million

Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages

$23 million

Hawaiian Homelands

$1 million

Household Water Well System Grants


Housing Preservation & Revitalization Demonstration Loans & Grants

$25.5 million

Housing Preservation Grants

$3.538 million

Intermediary Relending Program

$18.89 million

Multi-Family Housing Direct Loans

$28.40  million

Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantees

$150 million

Multi-Family Housing Rental Assistance

$1.09 million

Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants

$27.5 million

Rural Business Development Grants

$24 million

Rural Community Development Initiative Grants

$4 million

Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program

$5.8 million

Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program

$40 million

Rural Energy for America Program Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants

$1.9 million

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants

$135.6 million

Rural Housing Site Loans

$5 million

Rural Housing Voucher Program

$7 million

Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program

$8.1 million

Self-Help Land Development Housing Loans

$5 million

Single Family Housing Credit Sales

$10 million

Single Family Housing Direct Home Loans

$900 million

Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

$24 billion

Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants

$55 million

Small Socially Disadvantaged Producer Grant

$3 million

Solid Waste Management Grants

$4 million

Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantees
Expansion of Rural 911 Service Access Loans & Loan Guarantees

$690 million

Tribal College Initiative Grants

$4 million

Value Added Producer Grants

$30 million | 2014 Carry-over $10.2 million

Water & Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands and Colonias

$42.5 million

Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants

$1.5 billion

Water & Waste Disposal Loan Guarantees

$50 million

Water & Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Funds

$1 million

Water & Waste Disposal Technical Assistance & Training Grants

$19 million

Dollar amounts are rounded and shown in millions.