June 14, 2016

Introduction to USDA: Rural Development

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern.

The US Department of Agriculture Rural Development is a program that can offer a variety of resources to rural communities. Farah Ahmad from the USDA explains the technical assistance and financing opportunities provided by the agency. She shares examples of communities that have received funding through USDA, and offers ideas for how any rural community can access these resources.

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To help you find other sources of funding, look at the document Yes, Virginia, There is Funding for Rural America to find more links to other government agencies. And to aid your pursuit of funding, Show Me the Money will help you develop effective strategies for securing important capitl to finance projects.