Program Name:

Bio-refinery Renewable Chemical, and Bio-based

Product Manufacturing Assistance Program

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development  
Address: 2118 W. Part Court, Suite A, Champaign, IL 61821  
Phone: 217-403-6200  
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program  


Helps develop, build, or retrofit facilities to support new and emerging technologies, and produce advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, and bio-based products.

Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions


Open to: Individuals, federally recognized Tribes, government organizations, cooperatives, associations of agricultural producers, national laboratories, institutions of higher education, rural electric co-ops, public power organizations, and credit unions. Terms and Conditions: Maximum loan guarantee is $250 million. Rates and terms are negotiated between the lender and the borrower. The borrower must make a significant cash equity contribution investment.

Application Deadline: Rolling bases
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Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
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