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Aug 11, 2022 - Announces $10 million in Rural Capacity Building grants to support rural nonprofit organizations, rural local governments, and tribal nations to create affordable housing and community development projects. Offers background on the funding program and information for applicants.
Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Aug 4, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service (RUS) will begin to accept applications for the Rural eConnectivity (ReConnect) Program on September 6, 2022. The ReConnect Program provides loans and grants to facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas. Applications that will assist rural communities to recover economically from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, ensure rural residents have equitable access to Rural Development programs and benefits from Rural Development funded projects, and reduce climate pollution and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change through economic support to rural communities are encouraged. Applications are due by November 2, 2022.
Source: Federal Register