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Economic Development, Workforce

USDA Rural Workforce Guide

The guide outlines programs and services available at USDA and other federal departments and agencies that support workforce development in rural communities .

Eligibility

The guide highlights four key assistance types necessary to building a stronger rural workforce:
1. Workforce development planning
2. Infrastructure and equipment financing
3. Industry and employer engagement, entrepreneurship and local business development
4. Education, training and apprenticeship

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