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White House Rural Innovators Initiative

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The White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jun 14, 2024

The White House Rural Innovators Initiative is an honorary awards program designed to highlight stories of rural leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities.

The program will uplift stories of extraordinary rural leaders who are taking action and ensuring their communities thrive for generations to come. Rural investment areas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Infrastructure
  • Clean, reliable water
  • Lowering energy costs and strengthening the grid
  • Access to healthcare and lowering healthcare costs
  • Supporting veterans
  • Agricultural markets
  • Climate smart agriculture
  • Strengthening food systems
  • Nutrition and food access
  • Expanding access to affordable housing
  • Workforce development
  • Access to higher education and career pathways
  • Access to affordable child care
  • Economic development and job creation

Nominations of individuals of all ages, including youth leaders, are welcome. Nominated individuals could be engaged in either the public and private sectors, including local, state, tribal and territory governments; nonprofits; businesses; philanthropy; and academia.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards are honorary.

Application process

A link to the online nomination form is available on the program website.

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Access · Agricultural health and safety · Child care · Community and economic development · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Environmental health · Farmers and farmworkers · Food security and nutrition · Health workforce · Housing and homelessness · Infrastructure · Leadership · Public health · Veterans

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