All Programs

This program assists rural small businesses and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits and providing Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA).
November 1, 2021
This program provides affordable financing to develop housing for year-round and migrant or seasonal domestic farm laborers.
Closed
This program offers loan guarantees to lenders for their loans to rural businesses and agricultural producers to supplement their working capital to prevent, prepare for and respond to the economic impacts of the coronavirus.
This program improves the economic condition of rural areas by helping individuals and businesses start, expand or improve rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through Cooperative Development Centers.
Closed
This program provides technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers.
Open
This program provides a Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) license to newly formed developmental capital organizations to help meet the equity capital investment needs in rural communities.
Open
This program provides funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities with extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
This program provides low-income communities, which face significant health risks, access to safe, reliable drinking water and waste disposal facilities and services.
This program provides financing for the construction, maintenance, improvement and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas.
Open
This program provides funds to households in an area recognized as a Colonia before October 1, 1989.
This program provides loan guarantees to eligible lenders to develop essential community facilities in rural areas.
This program assists the Denali Commission in lowering the cost of energy for families and individuals in areas with extremely high per-household energy costs (275% of the national average or higher).
Open
The Energy Resource Conservation (ERC) Program enables current Rural Utilities Service (RUS) borrowers to make funds available to their consumers for energy conservation and renewable energy projects by deferring payment of principal and interest.  
This program provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.
This program assists low-income communities with initial planning and development of applications for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal direct loan/grant and loan guarantee programs.