USDA Rural Development is incorporating key Biden-Harris Administration priorities into program scoring and associated funding announcements beginning with the fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding announcements. View more: https://www.rd.usda.gov/priority-points
- Assist rural communities as they recover economically from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly disadvantaged communities.
- Ensuring all rural residents have equitable access to RD programs and benefits from RD funded projects.
- Reduce climate pollution and increasing resilience to the impacts of climate change through economic support to rural communities.