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 .
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
Arts & Culture, Food & Beverage, Health & Mental Health, Workforce
Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
This funding opportunity seeks proposals primed to impact health equity moving forward, particularly those that address any of these four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work.
Economic Development, Start-Up & Entrepreneur, Workforce
Rural Entrepreneur Assistance Program
U.S. Department of Agriculture
This program provides loans and grants to Microenterprise Development Organizations (MDOs) to 1) help microenterprise startup and growth through a Rural Microloan Revolving Fund and 2) provide training and technical assistance to microloan borrowers and micro entrepreneurs.