Program Name: Economic impact initiative grants
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

Develops essential community facilities in rural communities enduring extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.


Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions

Open to: Government organizations, nonprofits, and federally recognized Tribes. Rural areas outside of cities or town with populations of 20,000 or fewer.

Terms and Conditions: EIIGs can be combined with USDA Community Facilities Direct or Guaranteed Loans, an applicant contribution, or other sources of funding

Application Deadline: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used:
Funds can be used to build, improve, or enlarge facilities used for health care, public safety, and public service.