US Department of Agriculture

Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Grants

RCDI grants are awarded to help non-profit housing and community development organizations, low-income rural communities and federally recognized tribes support housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects in rural areas.

Funds may be used to improve housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas.
Rural Community Development Initiative grants may be used for, but are not limited to:

Training sub-grantees to conduct:

Providing technical assistance to sub-grantees on

Maximum Award Amount

$250,000

Cost Matching

1:1

Eligible Applicants

Public bodies, nonprofit organizations, and qualifying for-profit companies.

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