Just Released: Resource Guide to Boost Economic Development in Rural Communities
May 12, 2022
The U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Development of Agriculture released a joint resource guide this week to help communities access federal resources to plan for and boost economic development in rural areas. The guide is separated into four investment focus areas: planning and technical assistance, infrastructure and broadband expansion, entrepreneurship and business assistance, and workforce development and livability. Each focus area includes a comprehensive list of grants and other types of federal assistance, designed to encourage community collaboration and maximize funding opportunities.