Rural Business Development Grants

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Deadline for 2016 unknown. See application for details. RBDG 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 that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1 million in gross revenues. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.

Category: 
small business, rural business, family-owned, private business,
Funding Amount: 
Grants range from $10,000 up to $500,000.
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Federally-recognized Tribes, Rural Cooperatives, Towns, Communities, State agencies, Authorities, Nonprofit Corporations, Institutions of Higher Education.