USDA Now Accepting Apps for Rural Business Development Grant Program

Attention California Applicants:Applications are accepted January 2 – March 29, 2019.

Program Status:Open

Application Deadline:March 29, 2019

Unnumbered Letter: PDF


What does this program do?

This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or fewer new employees and has less than $1 million in gross revenue. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.


Who may apply for this program?

Rural public entities including, but not limited to:

  • Towns
  • Communities
  • State agencies
  • Authorities
  • Nonprofit corporations
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Federally-recognized Tribes
  • Rural cooperatives (If organized as a private nonprofit corporation)

For more information and to apply, click here

2019-02-19T15:41:30+00:00February 19th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|