Rural Cooperative Development Grant

Funding Opportunity Number: RDBCP-RCDG-2016
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Business and Commerce
CFDA Number: 10.771
Eligible Applicants Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Agency Name: USDA-rbcs
Closing Date: Jun 20, 2016
Award Ceiling: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 39
Creation Date: Mar 29, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The primary objective of the RCDG program is to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting individuals or entities in the startup, expansion or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other business entities. Grants are awarded competitively on an annual basis to Rural Cooperative Development Centers who in turn provide technical assistance to individuals and entities.



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