USDA Rural Development: Community Facilities Grants & Loans

USDA Rural Development: Community Facilities Grants & Loans

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Varies by population & income (typically no larger than $30,000) Match: Varies by population & income (60% - 80%)

Eligibility: Public bodies (including cities, counties, and local educational agencies); Community-based nonprofit corporations; Federally-recognized Tribes

Community Facilities Programs provides grants to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population. Grants are authorized on a graduated scale. Applicants located in small communities with low populations and low incomes will receive a higher percentage of grants.

Examples of essential community facilities include: • Health care facilities such as hospitals, medical clinics, dental clinics, nursing homes or assisted living facilities • Public facilities such as town halls, courthouses, airport hangars or street improvements • Community support services such as child care centers, community centers, fairgrounds or transitional housing • Public safety services such as fire departments, police stations, prisons, police vehicles, fire trucks, public works vehicles or equipment • Educational services such as museums, libraries or private schools • Utility services such as telemedicine or distance learning equipment • Local food systems such as community gardens, food pantries, community kitchens, food banks, food hubs or greenhouses

NWBOC logo denoting that Grant Managment Associates is WOSB Certified

© 2009 - 2020 Grant Management Associates.
All Rights Reserved.

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • LinkedIn - Black Circle