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  • Writer's pictureCaroline Winter

USDA Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI). Due 6/28. $6M Available.

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Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) for FY23

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The Rural Housing Service (RHS or the Agency), a Rural Development (RD) agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the acceptance of applications under the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program for fiscal year (FY) 2023. These grants will be made to qualified intermediary organizations that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development that will support the community. Congress, in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 appropriated $6,000,000 in FY 2023 for the RCDI program. Of this amount, $1.6 million will be made available to projects located in Persistent Poverties Counties. Eligible applicants for the Persistent Poverty Counties set aside must demonstrate that 100 percent of the benefits of an approved grant will assist recipients in Persistent Poverty Counties.


  • Public bodies

  • Non-profit organizations

  • Qualified Private (for-profit) Organizations

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June 28, 2023

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