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FY 2021 Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD) Funding Opportunity

Webinar: FY 2021 Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD) Funding Opportunity

Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern

Join USDA to learn about the Fiscal Year 2021 funding opportunity known as Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD). We encourage you to join if your work supports regional community development or promotes rural economic diversity.

SECD encourages and promotes regional economic and community strategic planning in rural America. Applicants to covered USDA Rural Development programs under SECD are encouraged to consider projects that support a multi-jurisdictional or multi-sectoral plan. These plans must provide measurable results in helping rural communities build robust and sustainable economies through strategic investments in broadband, businesses and community facilities. Covered programs in FY 2021 are:

This webinar will introduce attendees to the Innovation Center, review Farm Bill changes to SECD and discuss the FY 2021 application requirements and process. To register, visit:

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