Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program
Recovery Goals

Through the implementation of the ARRA, the Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) Program will provide grants to achieve the following goals:

  • Promote economic development in rural areas
  • Assist businesses and create and/or save jobs in rural areas.

Performance Measurements

Outcome Output/Measure Result
Economic development for the creation or retention of rural jobs and provision of assistance of rural business Provision of grants in the approximate amount of $19.4 million to eligible entities to assist businesses and create or retain jobs in rural areas $19,398,942
Completion of benchmarks will include the number of completed projects within a three-year period, as evidenced by the amount of grants fully disbursed 192 total projects:
  • 131 projects have received disbursements
  • 44 grants fully disbursed (completed)

Outputs based on estimated market share of total projected premises receiving new or improved access.


Funding

RD ARRA Program Funding

Total RD Program-Level ARRA Funding: $21,482,204,278
RBEG Program-Level ARRA Funding: $19,400,000

RBEG ARRA Obligated Funds

RBEG Program-Level ARRA Funding: $19,400,000
Obligated: $19,398,942

RBEG ARRA Obligated Projects

Number of RBEG ARRA Projects: 192
Number of States and Territories Awarded: 50

From: To:
$0 $0
$1 $96,399
$96,400 $198,999
$199,000 $524,582
$524,583 $1,919,538
State Number of RBEG ARRA Grants Funding
Obligated
Alabama 2 $199,000
Alaska 2 $170,000
American Samoa 0 $-
Arizona 1 $30,000
Arkansas 1 $96,400
California 3 $238,500
Colorado 2 $85,000
Connecticut 1 $60,620
Delaware 1 $41,000
Florida 0 $-
Georgia 22 $1,919,538
Guam 4 $192,400
Hawaii 2 $197,608
Idaho 3 $40,000
Illinois 4 $311,900
Indiana 0 $-
Iowa 7 $753,899
Kansas 1 $95,000
Kentucky 3 $765,000
Louisiana 2 $189,332
Maine 4 $578,000
Maryland 4 $309,038
Massachusetts 1 $75,000
Michigan 2 $140,000
Minnesota 10 $1,070,381
Mississippi 2 $186,510
Missouri 5 $403,350
Montana 6 $166,914
State Number of RBEG ARRA Grants Funding
Obligated
Nebraska 7 $471,742
Nevada 2 $108,878
New Hampshire 1 $46,000
New Jersey 2 $184,000
New Mexico 2 $977,750
New York 4 $352,800
North Carolina 4 $344,942
North Dakota 1 $181,000
Northern Mariana Islands 1 $47,499
Ohio 4 $797,872
Oklahoma 4 $886,749
Oregon 10 $1,021,799
Pennsylvania 3 $299,490
Puerto Rico 1 $50,000
Rhode Island 0 $-
South Carolina 10 $1,282,277
South Dakota 7 $524,583
Tennessee 14 $772,499
Texas 4 $1,200,000
Utah 1 $99,900
Vermont 1 $65,000
Virgin Islands 0 $-
Virginia 5 $436,600
Washington 3 $287,373
West Virginia 1 $200,000
Wisconsin 4 $385,799
Wyoming 1 $60,000