USDA Stakeholder Announcement

USDA Seeks Applications to Support Rural Entrepreneurs and Create Jobs for People in Rural America

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2022

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is accepting applications to support economic development and create jobs for people in rural America. USDA is making this funding available under the Rural Business Development Grant program to support business opportunities or business enterprise projects in rural communities. Eligible entities are rural towns, communities, state agencies, authorities, nonprofits, federally recognized Tribes, public institutions of higher education and nonprofit cooperatives. To learn more, read the full Rural Entrepreneurs Stakeholder Announcement at this link