RD Farm Bill
Rural Development Partnership : Through 36 State Rural Development
Councils and a National Rural Development Council, NRDP
brings together federal, state, local and tribal governments, as well as the private for profit and nonprofit sectors, to work in partnership for the
improvement of rural America's communities.
Rural Development Internet Resources : A compilation of internet resources.
EZ/EC Community Toolbox : Community Development Resources, Successful Practices, Working With Rural Development Councils,...
US Department of Agriculture : Department home page with links to all USDA agencies.
E-Commerce Service: Electronic Forms, etc.
Rural Information Center:
USDA's national information service - provides funding sources, information
and referral services to rural communities, organizations, officials and
citizens throughout the United States.
Engineering and Environmental Links (for technical professionals):
Links about engineering and environmental requirements for Rural Development projects.
Information posted on the Internet can be changed and re-posted. If there are discrepancies between the information on the Internet and the Department's official version or Federal Register publications, the official publications take precedence.
Fannie Mae : Source for home mortgage funds and financial investment information. Also provides information and service to lenders and homebuyers.
Freddie Mac : A stakeholder-owned corporation that helps people find decent, accessible and affordable homes.
Ohio Rural Development
Partnership: The ORDP is a statewide organization that brings
together citizens, the private sector, and federal, state,
and local officials to address the needs of rural Ohio communities.