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Search Results: Rural Development (RD)
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Rural Development Financing in CaliforniaMembers only Login
The USDA's State Director of California, Janice Waddell, examines various best practices used in financing rural development throughout the state.
Rural Healthcare Financing in South CarolinaMembers only Login
Graham Adams, CEO of South Carolina's Office of Rural Health, discusses the litany of financing tools available to rural health care facilities and communities.
Sustainable Finance Solutions for Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Hunter Hook, Vice President of CoBank, dissects general challenges and broad solutions to financing rural infrastructure projects, such as waste water and community facilities.
RLF ManagementMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnell with the Colorado Lending Source shares how their agency manages their revolving loan funds, siting a few case study examples.
CDFA USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Rural Rebirth through FinanceMembers only Login
As part of the CDFA & USDA Rural Development Finance Partnership, CDFA is providing a four-part training series for USDA field staff. These four courses are focused on the Fundamentals of Development Finance, Food Systems Finance, Infrastructure...
Revolving Loan Funds: USDAMembers only Login
Kristi Kubista-Hovis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture details the many forms of capital available from the agency that can be used to capitalize revolving loan funds and how one can apply for these sources.
USDA B&I ProgramMembers only Login
Emmett Kelly of Frost Brown Todd, LLC discusses USDA's Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program.
Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, Know Your FundingMembers only Login
USDA Rural Development State Director, Colleen Callahan, presents about food systems and the programs and grants to fund successful food systems in rural America. One of the main programs available is called "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food."
Rural Development MissionMembers only Login
USDA Rural Development Missouri State Director, Janie Dunning, speaks about community economic development, local foods, and bio-economy in the context of rural development in Missouri and the programs, tools, and financial assistance available to...
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)Members only Login
Steve Gerrish, Business Program Specialist, with the USDA Rural Development presents the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and its availability for renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements.
USDA REAP CA PresentationMembers only Login
Brian Buch, Western Regional Coordinator from Rural Business-Cooperative Service of USDA, presented background, eligibility of REAP program, and success stories.
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Compendium of Case Studies, Volume 1
This report from the US Conference of Mayors provides several success stories in brownfield redevelopment from cities that have demonstrated their ability to utilize a variety of private and public resources.
Oehler_REAP Guaranteed LoanMembers only Login
Kelly Oehler from USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service illustrated background, eligibility and program of REAP and successful stories.
Rural Energy for America ProgramMembers only Login
Venus Welch-White, PhD, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives an overview of the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). She explains the background, eligibility, success stories and the program itself.
Financing Education Projects in Rural AmericaMembers only Login
Bob Pennington and Chuck Ellingsworth with Raymond James gave an overview of a market update, the higher education sector, public universities, private college credit analysis, and the Raymond James USDA Team. Various case studies were presented as...
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)Members only Login
David Thigpen, Business Program Specialist/Energy Coordinator from USDA Rural Development, presented the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) guaranteed loan program.
Financing Healthcare Projects in Rural AmericaMembers only Login
Jerry Swacki with Kevin Laidlaw from Lancaster Pollard discussed financing options for healthcare projects in rural America.
Rural Development Working for Rural Communities: Community Facilities ProgramMembers only Login
Terence McGhee, Regional Coordinator, with the USDA spoke about the types of projects that fall under the Community Facility Programs. He also explained two case study examples.
Public Private Partnership -- Raymond James USDA Banking Team OverviewMembers only Login
Bob Pennington, Managing Director with Raymond James, discussed his role on the USDA banking team at Raymond James. The role is to assist an owner with a USDA application phase, secure funding and underwrite or privately place the debt for the...
REAP Guaranteed LoansMembers only Login
Christine Sorensen, Midwest Regional Community Economic Development Coordinator with the USDA Rural Development discussed an overview, the benefits, and comparisons of the REAP Program.
USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Colorado Fresh Food Financing FundMembers only Login
Erica Heller. with Progressive Urban Management Associates talks about programs that have been created at the state government levels to help finance the businesses and stakeholders involved in a food system. She discusses tax credit and loan...
USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Local and Regional Food FinancingMembers only Login
Jim Barham and Elanor Starmer with the USDA discuss several specialized programs available through the federal agencies to help support a local food system. This session present programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Arizona Rural Made
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Federal Loan Programs OverviewMembers only Login
The SBA 7(a), SBA 504, and USDA Business & Industry (B&I) loan programs are compared in this presentation prepared by Sherwood Robbins of South Eastern Economic Development Company of Pennsylvania.
Idaho Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Colorado Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Milltown Park Brownfield Case Study
Association for Redevelopment Initiatives' case study of Milltown Park, a former mill site that was redeveloped using TIF and a USDA Rural Housing Super Green-LEED Platinum Loan.
California Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
CDFA-Stifel Webcast: Paving the Way to Sustainable Rural Infrastructure and Energy FinancingMembers only Login
The various targeted financing solutions to revitalize rural infrastructure and energy systems is explained in this webcast by Gary Bojes, Ph.D. of USDA, Bennett Johnson III of Ocean's Energy, Andrew Jacob with CoBank, and Christopher Sheehan of...
CDFA-Stifel Webcast: Paving the Way to Sustainable Rural Infrastructure and Energy FinancingMembers only Login
The various targeted financing solutions to revitalize rural infrastructure and energy systems is explained in this webcast by Gary Bojes, Ph.D. of USDA, Bennett Johnson III of Ocean's Energy, Andrew Jacob with CoBank, and Christopher Sheehan of...
Building a Climate-Resilient Great LakesMembers only Login
In this report by the Northeast-Midwest Institute, various forms of federal assistance funds are discussed. These funds cover a wide range of areas that help build a climate-resilient economy.
Arkansas Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Alaska Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Alabama Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
USDA Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Alan Stephen explains the variety of USDA programs, including programs geared towards financing rural housing, community facilities, business, energy, utilities, water/wastewater, and telecommunication projects.
USDA Rural Development Overview of Business ProgramsMembers only Login
This resource is an overview of USDA Rural Development Rural Business—Cooperative Programs, opportunities, and funding. The programs include B&I Guaranteed Loan Program, Specialty Programs Division, Energy Programs Division, and Cooperative Programs.
Financing Programs for Community Economic Development NY FY14 GuideMembers only Login
The USDA Rural Development New York State Office released this guide, which gives information on USDA Rural Development FY14 Financing Programs for Community & Economic Development.
Hardwick, VT Rural Development Food Systems Case StudyMembers only Login
Through a partnership between non-profit organizations and local food producers, Hardwick, VT invested in the area's local and regional food systems. In 2012, supported by the USDA, Hardwick opened a new site of the Vermont Food Venture Center...
Promoting Regional Innovation in Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
One of the keys to rural prosperity is for rural communities to come together on a regional basis to develop a strategic plan for building a stronger economy. The USDA is helping to build a more prosperous rural America by providing financial...
USDA Rural CooperativesMembers only Login
This document is by the USDA Rural Development and is a monthly document about cooperatives. The document recognizes the important role that cooperatives play in strengthening the economy, providing greater economic opportunity, and creating member...
USDA Rural Development Overview in CAMembers only Login
Chuck Clendenin from California's USDA, gives a thorough overview on opportunities for finance though the USDA. Areas covered include community programs, business & cooperatives, single family housing, and multi-family housing.
CDFA-Stifel Webcast: Food Systems Investments Driving New MarketsMembers only Login
The third installment of the CDFA-Stifel Rural Community Development Finance Solutions Webcast Series focused on how food systems investments can be used to drive other markets, benefitting the economy of small and rural towns throughout America.
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