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USDA Rural Development Business and Cooperative Loan Assistance

USDA Rural Development Business and Cooperative Loan Assistance

For additional information on USDA Rural Development programs please visit http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/RD_Loans.html or contact the Alexandria, MN office.

S. John Strand
Area Specialist
Phone: (320) 763-3191
John.Strand@mn.usda.gov

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What does this program do? This program bolsters the availability of private credit by guaranteeing loans for rural businesses. Who may apply for this program? Lenders with the legal authority, sufficient experience and financial strength...
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Category: USDA Rural Development, Federal Incentives

Who may apply for financing? Energy project developers for distributed energy projects Electric Program borrowers or other utilities that serve rural areas How may funds be used? For project loans, there are three typical...
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Category: USDA Rural Development, Federal Incentives

What does this program do? This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging...
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Category: USDA Rural Development, Federal Incentives

The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations. USDA provides zero-interest loans to local utilities which they, in turn, pass through to local...
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Category: USDA Rural Development, Grants, Loans, Federal Programs

What does this program do? Provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase or install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements. Who...
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Category: Federal Programs, Grants, Loans, USDA Rural Development

Announcement : Open Letter From Assistant Administrator(PDF) to all RUS Telecommunications Infrastructure Borrowers, Farm Bill Broadband Borrowers and Broadband Initiatives Program ("BIP") Borrowers ("Borrowers") that currently submit dual Operating Reports through the...
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Category: USDA Rural Development, Federal Incentives

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Todd County was created on February 20, 1885 (Organized in 1873) from Cass County.  The county was named in honor of John Blair Smith Todd, commander of Fort Ripley (1849-56); general in the Civil War; delegate in Congress from Dakota Territory, 1861 and 1863-65; governor of Dakota Territory, 1869-71.