Rural Business-Cooperative Service
Our programs help provide the capital, training, education and entrepreneurial skills that can help those living in rural areas start and grow businesses or find jobs in agricultural markets and in the bio-based economy. USDA and our public and private partners are connecting rural residents to the global economy by:
-Supporting business growth and development.
-Assisting with creating wealth and supporting rural America.
-Improving the effectiveness of programs serving cooperatives
-Creating and keeping jobs through recreation as well as restoring, conserving and managing rural America’s natural resources.
-Bringing fast internet to more homes and businesses.
Business, Economic Development, Education & Schools, Health & Mental Health
USDT New Markets Tax Credit Program
U.S. Department of the Treasury
The NMTC Program attracts private capital into low-income communities by permitting individual and corporate investors to receive a tax credit against their federal income tax in exchange for making equity investments in specialized financial intermediaries.
Business, Sustainability, Workforce
EPA Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grants
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grants provide funding for a grant recipient to capitalize a revolving loan fund and to provide loans and subgrants to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites.