Program Name: Strategic Economic and Community Development
Organization: United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
Address: 2118 W. Part Court, Suite A, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-403-6200
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Website: https://go.usa.gov/xzD5n
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program
SECD supports projects that promote and implement strategic community investment plans. These plans use the unique strengths of rural communities to advance prosperity. USDA Rural Development helps finance these projects to build community prosperity by using community assets, identifying resources, convening partners and leveraging federal, state, local or private funding.
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Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions
SECD supports projects that promote and implement strategic community investment plans. These plans use the unique strengths of rural communities to advance prosperity. USDA Rural Development helps finance these projects to build community prosperity by using community assets, identifying resources, convening partners and leveraging federal, state, local or private funding
Application Deadline: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
To apply, applicants must meet covered program requirements and submit the Form RD 1980-88 to the nearest USDA office. Applicants who are applying for SECD funding through a loan guarantee program may submit forms under the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative application guidelines
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