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Community Facilities

  Financing vital facilities in communities such as health care clinics, police, fire stations, schools, daycare centers, and assisted living centers. These facilities are essential to the quality of life in any rural community. 

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Business Programs

  Maintaining the economic vitality of rural America. Our Rural Development Business Programs aide in the improvement, development and financing of rural communities by enhancing the economic climate of rural businesses.  Assistance is delivered through several programs.

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Utilities Program

  Proper planning for developing and maintaining a rural community's physical infrastructure is essential to provide service for current residents and for the future.  USDA Rural Development offers loan and grant programs to assist with these types of community infrastructure needs.

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Cooperative Services

  The Rural Development Cooperative Program has grants for establishing and operating centers for cooperative developments for the primary purpose of improving the economic condition of rural areas. 

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Single Family Housing Programs

  Through our diverse programs, the dream of homeownership can be transformed into reality and a permanent sense of wealth for rural residents across Colorado can be established.

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Multi Family Housing Programs

  Provide opportunities for multi family housing projects in rural areas to provide living units for persons with moderate, low, and very low incomes. Loans can be made for a variety of rental housing types such as family, elderly, congregate and group homes.


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Champion Services

  The Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) Initiative is, as its name suggests, an empowerment program.  The program is based on a locally developed strategic plan using four key principles 1) economic opportunity; 2) sustainable community development; 3) community based partnerships; and 4) strategic visions for change



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