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
This program provides loan guarantees up to $250 million to assist in the development, construction, and retrofitting of new and emerging technologies
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.

The project must be located in a State. The total amount of federal participation (loan guarantee, plus other federal funding) must not exceed 80 percent of the total eligible project costs. The borrower and other principals involved in the project must make a significant cash equity contribution.

Application Deadline: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used: