US Department of Agriculture

Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program

This program provides loan guarantees to eligible private lenders to help build essential community facilities in rural areas.
An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.

Funds can be used to purchase, construct, and / or improve essential community facilities, purchase equipment and pay related project expenses.

Examples of essential community facilities include:

Maximum Award Amount

Maximum guarantee is 90% of the eligible loan. See funding website for complete loan details.

Cost Matching


Eligible Applicants

public bodies, tribal government, and nonprofit organizations

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