Business and Cooperatives
Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program
Provides grants that facilitate and finance the development of small and
emerging private business enterprises in rural areas through establishing small
business revolving loan funds, acquisition of land, buildings, and
infrastructure to enhance business development or by providing technical
- Eligible applicants include public bodies, non profits, and Native
Grant Terms and Conditions:
- The project cannot be agriculture production, comprehensive area
planning or projects not owned or controlled by at least 51 percent U.S.
- Grants will support local and regional economic development programs
that will support non-farm businesses.
- Eligible areas include unincorporated rural areas, cities, and towns
with populations less than 50,000. Priority given to populations of
25,000 and smaller.