Community Facilities Program Disaster Repair Grants
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Assistance Listing: 10.766
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
USDA offers grants to repair essential community
facilities in rural areas that were damaged by
Presidentially Declared Disasters in calendar year 2022.
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. It does not
include private, commercial, or business undertakings.
In addition to repairs, funding may be used to replace
damaged equipment or vehicles, and to purchase new
equipment to undertake repairs to damaged facilities.
Examples of essential community facilities include:
- Healthcare facilities such as hospitals, medical
clinics, dental clinics, nursing homes, and assisted
- Public facilities such as town halls, courthouses,
streets, public works vehicles, and equipment
- Community support services such as child care
centers, community centers, fairgrounds, and transitional
- Public safety services such as fire departments,
police stations, prisons, police vehicles, and fire
- Educational services such as museums, libraries, and
- Utility services such as telemedicine and distance
- Local food systems such as community gardens, food
pantries, community kitchens, food banks, food hubs, and
- Assisting rural communities recovering economically
through market opportunities and improved infrastructure
- Ensuring all rural residents have equitable access to
Rural Development (RD) programs and benefits from RD
- Reducing climate pollution and increasing resilience
to the impacts of climate change through economic support
to rural communities
- Small communities with a population of 5,000 or less
- Low-income communities having a median household
income below the higher of the poverty line or 90% or
below of the state nonmetropolitan median household
- Projects in the areas of healthcare and public safety
- The project is consistent with, and is reflected in,
the state strategic plan
Eligible applicants include:
- Public bodies
- Community-based nonprofit organizations
- Federally recognized tribes
Amount of funding
There is no minimum or maximum award amount. Grants may
cover up to 75% of the total project cost.
Select the state in the dropdown menu on the
program website. This will provide state-specific
contact and application information. Contact a Community
Programs Specialist about the proposed project and to get
started with the application process.
According to a
Federal Register notice on 8/31/2023, electronic
submissions are due November 24, 2023, and paper
submissions must be received by November 29, 2023.
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Community and faith-based initiatives · Emergency preparedness and response · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare facilities · Human services · Infrastructure · Public health · Telehealth
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