Assistance offered to rural areas under this program includes the following:
- Rural business incubators
- Technology-based economic development
- Feasibility studies and business plans
- Long-term business strategic planning
- Leadership and entrepreneur training
Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: RDBCP-2012-RBOG
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Archive Date: Sep 05, 2012
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Expected Number of Awards: 35
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,370,000
Award Ceiling: $50,000
CFDA Number(s): 10.773 — Rural Business Opportunity Grants
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Grants may be made to public bodies, nonprofit corporations, institutions of higher education, Indian tribes on Federal or State reservations and other federally recognized tribal groups, and cooperatives with members that are primarily rural residents.
Agency Name: Business and Cooperative Programs
The primary objective of the RBOG program is to promote sustainable economic development in rural communities with exceptional needs. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.
Original Closing Date for Applications: Aug 06, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 06, 2012
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