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Nebraska
Community Facilities

Community Facilities

Community Facilities Grant Program

 

  • Eligible applicants include public entities such as municipalities, counties, special-purpose districts, Indian tribes and nonprofit organizations.

 

  • The facility must serve primarily rural areas.

 

  • The median household income of the area to be served by the proposed facility must be below 90 percent of the State non-metropolitan median household income.

 

  • Applicants must be unable to finance the proposed project from  their own resources or through commercial credit at reasonable rates/terms.

 

  • Corporations that have been convicted of a felony (or had an officer or agency acting on behalf of the corporation convicted of a felony) within the past 24 months are not eligible.  Any Corporation that has any unpaid federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, is not eligible for financial assistance provided with funds appropriated by the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012, P.L. No. 112-55.

 

  • The amount of grant funds available depends on the population and median household income of the community served, loan repayment ability, and the dollar limit set by National Office.  The grant amount shall not exceed 75 percent of the cost of developing the facility.

 

  • Eligible areas include unincorporated rural areas, cities, and towns with a population of 20,000 or less.

 

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