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Funding Opportunities

Rural Infrastructure

Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Bio-based Products Manufacturing Assistance Program
USDA Rural Development provides loan guarantees to help develop, construct, or retrofit commercial-scale biorefineries and to develop renewable chemicals and bio-based product manufacturing facilities. Letter of Intent (Required): March 2, 2020 

Agriculture Innovation Demonstration Center Grants
USDA Rural Development provides grants to establish and operate Agricultural Innovation Centers that will provide technical assistance to help rural businesses market value-added agricultural products. Application Deadline: March 20, 2020

Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
USDA Rural Development provides funding to support agricultural producers and rural small businesses to reduce energy costs and consumption with by purchasing and installing renewable energy systems and making energy efficiency improvements in their operations. Application Deadlines: Grants March 31, 2020. Loan Guarantees: Accepted year-round

2020 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs
U.S. Economic Development Administration invites applications for construction, non-construction, planning, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects. Application Deadline: Ongoing

Economic Development

Rural Energy for America Program Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants
USDA Rural Development offers this program to assist rural small businesses and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits and providing renewable energy development assistance. Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

FEMA FY19 Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program Funding
This program helps to implement and sustain cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on federal funding from future disasters. Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

The Value-Added Producer Grant
USDA Rural Development provides grants for either planning or working capital to help agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. Application Deadline: March 05, 2020 on grants.gov & March 10, 2020 for paper applications

Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
USDA Rural Development provides this program to make payments to eligible producers based on the amount of advanced biofuel they produce from renewable biomass. Application Deadline: February 18, 2020 

Accelerate R2 Network Challenge
U.S. Economic Development Administration seeks to create a nationwide network that will enable and support innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors to bring transformative technologies into the response and resiliency markets. Application Deadline: March 11, 2020

Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) Program
USDA Rural Development offers 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. Specific requirements apply. Application Deadline: As determined by the State Office or through March 31, 2020



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