Rural Cooperative Development Grants (RCDG)
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.
Program Status: CLOSED
Estimated Program Funding: $5.8 million
Maximum Grant Amount: $175,000
Cost Sharing Requirement: 25 percent of the total project cost
(5 percent for 1994 Institutions)
Grant Program Information
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