USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Support Rural Community Development Projects

January 25th, 2021

Grant applications are being accepted for the Rural Community Development Initiative. Grants will be awarded to organizations that will use the USDA funding to provide support to entities to develop their capacity to undertake projects that will benefit rural communities. Funds can be used to improve housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Applicants must provide matching funds in an amount at least equal to the federal grant. To apply, visit For more information, contact Loan Specialist Rebecca Hurst  at 717-237-2267 or Rebecca.Hurst2@usda.govApplications are due by March 29, 2021.