Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDLG)
A list of Rural Development State Office contacts is available on the USDA website.
The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDLG) is designed to promote rural economic development and job creation projects.
REDLG provides funding to rural projects through local utility organizations. Examples of eligible projects include:
- Facilities and equipment for medical care to rural residents
- Start-up venture costs, including, but not limited to financing fixed assets such as real estate, buildings (new or existing), equipment, or working capital
- Business expansion
- Technical assistance
- Business Incubators
- Community Development Assistance to non-profits and public bodies (particularly job creation or enhancement)
- Facilities and equipment for education and training for rural residents to facilitate economic development
Loans and grants may be made to any entity that is identified by USDA Rural Development as an eligible borrower under the Rural Electrification Act.
Up to $300,000 in grants.
Up to $1,000,000 in loans.
Entities wishing to apply for assistance should contact a Rural Development State Office to receive further information and copies of the application package. A list of Rural Development State Office contacts is available on the USDA website.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.