Rural Business Development Grant
Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Division: Rural Development
Description: 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.
A full overview of the Rural Business Development Grant is available here.
Funding Range: $10,000 – 500,000
Application Cycle: January – April (typically)
To Apply: Contact your USDA State or Area Office to request an application package.