Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
05/26/2017
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program helps improve the economic condition of rural areas by helping non-profit corporations or higher education institutions in the startup, expansion or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through cooperative development.

Category: 
Rural Development, Economic development, Business Development, Community Development, management, infrastructure, local economy,
Funding Amount: 
Maximum Grant Amount up to $200,000
Matching Funds: 
25% of total project costs (5% for 1994 institutions)

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Nonprofit corporations and institutions of higher education are eligible to apply for this program. Public bodies, for-profit business, and individuals are not eligible.