Grantor: United States Department of Agriculture
Support economic development projects that will assist specific small and emerging private businesses. E.g. feasibility study, provide technical assistance to businesses, provide job training, set up RLF, or develop infrastructure. Eligible entities include Local Governments, State Governments, Federally Recognized Tribes Nonprofits, Institutions of Higher Education, and Rural Cooperatives. Rural Business Development Grant money must be used for projects that benefit rural areas or towns outside the urbanized periphery of any city with a population of 50,000 or more.