US Department of Agriculture

Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant

The primary objective of the Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant program is to provide technical assistance to socially disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers.

Grants must be used to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas.  Examples of technical assistance are:

Maximum Award Amount


Cost Matching

Not required

Eligible Applicants

Cooperative and Cooperative Development Centers

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