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Biden-Harris Administration Now Accepting Applications for $1Billion Rural High-Speed Internet ProgramSeptember 9, 2022
Biden-Harris Administration Invests $75 Million to Provide Clean Drinking Water and Safe Wastewater Infrastructure in Rural West VirginiaAugust 31, 2022
Read about how others have used loans and grants to transform their communities and their lives
Priority Points, also referred to as discretionary points, are additional points added to an established scoring criterion that USDA Rural Development uses to help determine which projects qualify for funding.
The Center works to improve prosperity for rural communities through its three divisions: Strategic Engagement, Data Analytics and Regulations Management.
Placemaking is a collaborative process that helps rural communities create quality places where people will want to live, work, play and learn.
For many, owning your own home is the America Dream. But the road to homeownership can be difficult to maneuver and include roadblocks and detours. Alexandria S., a widowed mother of four, is all too familiar with those bumps in the road and worked in partnership with the Community of Caring’s Aspen Mine Center and USDA Rural Development to make her homeownership journey go a little smoother.
When Carol Lynn Lapotka purchased an historic building on Polson, Mont.'s Main Street to house REcreate Designs, LLC., her small-batch manufacturing plant and artist co-op, she knew renovations would be needed. So, this environmentally-focused entrepreneur applied for USDA Rural Energy for America Program grants to upgrade the windows and install new doors and lighting.
Rachael Ryan is a life-long farmer from southern New Mexico. Over the years she’s seen the ups and downs of her farming business called Back Yard Farms. --And she especially knows about the downs that come as an ag producer. She loves farming, but she knows farmers are at the mercy of mother nature, because she says you’re one hailstorm or drought away from sending your profits into a tailspin.
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022 | Time: 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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