This program provides technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers.
This program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. The goals of this program are to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities and increase producer income.
This program helps qualified nonprofits create revolving loan funds that can provide financing to extend and improve water and waste disposal systems in rural areas.
This program helps qualified nonprofits and tribes create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water and septic systems for households in eligible rural areas.
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.
Rural Energy for America Program Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants in Illinois
This program assists rural small businesses and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits and providing Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA).
This program offers loan guarantees to lenders for their loans to rural businesses.
This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas.
This program provides loan guarantees to eligible lenders to develop essential community facilities in rural areas.
This program helps eligible communities prepare, or recover from, an emergency that threatens the availability of safe, reliable drinking water.
This program provides 1 percent low-interest loans to local lenders or “intermediaries” that re-lend to businesses to improve economic conditions and create jobs in rural communities.
This program provides grants to qualified organizations to help them carry out local self-help housing construction projects.
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.
This program awards grants to help non-profit housing and community development organizations, low-income rural communities and federally recognized tribes support housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects in rural areas.
This program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations.