USDA Accepting Rural Business Development Grant Applications – Due Mar. 13

What does this program do? This program is designed to provide technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Small means that the business has fewer than 50 new workers and less than $1 million in gross revenue.   What is an eligible area? Rural Business Development Grant money must be used for projects that [...]

2020-01-15T13:30:57-08:00January 15th, 2020|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Check out the Latest ARP Network Notes from USDA

*Provided by the USDA The ARP Network enlists the help of partners to spark economic development, entrepreneurship and community development. USDA ARS founded the ARP Network to expand the impact of ARS research and provide resources to help companies grow. By combining ARS research expertise with complementary capabilities and talents of partnering organizations, the ARP [...]

2019-10-07T16:50:16-07:00October 7th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Soil Wealth: Investing in Regenerative Agriculture Across Asset Classes

*Provided by Croatan Institute “This study quantifies the U.S. landscape of investment funds that explicitly make sustainable food and agriculture or regenerative agriculture part of their investment strategy or criteria across investment asset classes – not only in farmland but also in cash and cash equivalents, fixed income, public equities, and private equity and venture capital. [...]

2019-07-24T13:57:29-07:00July 24th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|
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