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Priority Points Program Chart

Programs will be added as funding announcements are issued or program windows open. The following programs support the key priorities through either scoring criteria or discretionary points.

Program Program Dates Key Priorities Persistent Poverty Set Aside Fiscal Year Guidance More Information
Strategic Economic and Community Development FY24 Each of the participating covered programs has a different established deadline for receipt of applications. Please refer to the RD website or the appropriate covered program's Federal Register Notice for application deadline information
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY24 Federal Register
Value-Added Producer Grants for Fiscal Year 2024  Paper applications due April 16, 2024
Electronic applications due April 11, 2024
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY24 Federal Register
Rural Business Development Grant Program to Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems for Fiscal Year 2024 Completed applications may be submitted in paper or electronic format and must be received in the USDA RD State Office no later than 4:30 p.m. (local time) on April 1, 2024.
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY24 Federal Register

Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grants

Applications are due by April 1, 2024, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY24 Federal Register
Calendar Year 2022 Disaster Circuit Rider Technical Assistance Grants Program Program Application Period: September 28, 2023 and 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on October 30, 2023.
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY22 Federal Register
Technical Assistance and Training Program - Manufactured Homes Program Application Period: Application window is from October 15, 2022 – November 13, 2022
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov
Calendar Year 2022 Disaster Water Grants Program Applications will be accepted on
a continual basis, beginning on June 22,
2023 until funds are exhausted.
x FY23 Federal Register
Rural Energy for America Program Technical Assistance Grant Program

Paper submissions must be received by the Agency no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on August 15, 2023, in the USDA RD State Office (RDSO)

Electronic submissions via https://www.Grants.gov or to a RDSO State Energy Coordinator via email must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 15, 2023.

  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register

Intermediary Relending Program

First Quarter—September 30, 2023
Second Quarter—December 31, 2023
Third Quarter—March 31, 2024
Fourth Quarter—June 30, 2024
All submissions are due at 4:30 pm (local time)
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY24

Federal Register

Meat and Poultry Intermediary Lending Program Second Round Application window closed January 3, 2023
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov
Rural Decentralized Water Systems Program May 10, 2023 – June 10, 2023
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov

Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program

First Quarter, September 30, 2023
Second Quarter, December 31, 2023
Third Quarter, March 31, 2024
Fourth Quarter, June 30, 2024
All submissions are due at 4:30 pm (local time)

  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY24

Federal Register

Revolving Funds for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects Grant Program May 10, 2023 – June 10, 2023 11:59 p.m. EST
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov
High Energy Cost Grant Program Application window is open from September 1- October 31, 2023
  • Climate
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov
Technical Assistance and Construction for Innovative Regional Wastewater Treatment Solutions Grant Pilot Program  Completed applications must be filed through Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on July 31,
2023.
X FY23


Federal Register

Off-Farm Labor Housing Technical Assistance Grant Program

Complete applications must be submitted in electronic format via CloudVault and must be received by noon E.T. on July 3, 2023.
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23

Federal Register

Multi-Family Housing Non-Profit Transfer Technical Assistance Grants Complete applications must be submitted in electronic format via CloudVault and must be received by noon E.T. on July 3, 2023.
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23

Federal Register

Rural Community Development Initiative Grants
 
Paper application must be received by 4:00 p.m. local time by the Rural Development State Office, July 3,2023.
Electronic applications must be submitted via Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 28, 2023.
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register
Delta Health Care Services Grant Completed applications must be submitted electronically by no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time July 3, 2023 
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23

Federal Register

Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program Completed applications must be submitted electronically by no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, June 26, 2023
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
 
Paper submissions must be received by the Agency no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on June 20,2023
Electronic submissions must be received no later than June 30, 2023
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register

Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Years 2023 and 2024

Fiscal Years 2023 and 2024

  FY23 & FY24 Federal Register
Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program Open Continuous 
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
X    
Fertilizer Producer Expansion Program

1st Window: 11/14/22
2nd Window: 12/29/22

  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY22 Grants.gov
Food Supply Chain Guarantee Program December 9, 2021 until funds are expended
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY22 Federal Register
Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program August 23, 2022 - November 21, 2022
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY22 Federal Register
Intermediary Relending Program

1st Qrt - September 30, 2022
2nd Qtr - December 31, 2022
3rd Qtr - March 31, 2023
4th Qtr - June 30, 2023

  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register
Meat and Poultry Intermediate Lending Program (MPILP) Second Round Application window closed January 3, 2023.
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY22 Grants.gov
Rural Business Development Grant November 23, 2022 - February 28, 2023
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register
Rural Business Development Grant Program To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems January 19, 2023 - April 19, 2023
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Federal Register
Rural eConnectivity Program Round 4 Open: September 6, 2022
Close: November 2, 2022
  • Equity
  FY23 Federal Register
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program

1st Qtr - September 30, 2022
2nd Qtr - December 31, 2022
3rd Qtr - March 31, 2023
4th Qtr - June 30, 2023

  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
X FY23 Federal Register
Solid Waste Management Application window is open from October 1 - December 31 each year
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov
Technical Assistance and Training Grant Program October 3, 2022 - December 31, 2022
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
  FY23 Grants.gov
Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program Open Continuous
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Opportunities
X