Rural Business-Cooperative Service’s James Campbell, Jerred Brown, and Ricardo Colon
pictured with Justin Hatmaker and Amin Mehr of BusinessUSA.gov, and Shuraie Mackin, Mina Wales, Jeffrey Boyd, and Kelley Daniels of the Small Business Administration (SBA), at the SBA’s National Small Business Week event in Washington, DC.
Through its Business Programs, USDA Rural Development provides for business credit needs in under-served rural areas, often in partnership with private-sector lenders.
Please see the following Business Programs which may be of relevance to you:
Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loans
Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)
Biorefinery Assistance Program Biorefinery Assistance Loan Guarantees (Section 9003)
Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP Loans)(Section 9007)
Rural Economic Development Loan And Grant (REDLG)
Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP)
Repowering Assistance Program (Section 9004)
Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels Payments to Advanced Biofuel Producers (Section 9005)
Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program (RBEG)
Rural Energy for America Program Grants (REAP)