Conference Session

Rural Grants 101: How County Officials Can Tap Into USDA Programs

Mar. 2, 2020 , 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Columbia 3 & 4, Terrace Level
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    Rural Grants 101: How County Officials Can Tap Into USDA Programs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development agency serves as a one-stop-shop for counties seeking assistance in addressing the unique challenges facing rural communities. Rural Development oversees a $516 billion portfolio of grant and loan programs solely dedicated to funding and financing rural projects. They also provide critical technical assistance to ensure solutions are efficient and effective. With so many resources available, it’s often challenging to know where to start! This session will shed light on the resources available and help counties troubleshoot the process for obtaining critical resources.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development agency serves as a one-stop-shop for counties seeking assistance in addressing the unique challenges facing rural communities.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development agency serves as a one-stop-shop for counties seeking assistance in addressing the unique challenges facing rural communities. Rural Development oversees a $516 billion portfolio of grant and loan programs solely dedicated to funding and financing rural projects. They also provide critical technical assistance to ensure solutions are efficient and effective. With so many resources available, it’s often challenging to know where to start! This session will shed light on the resources available and help counties troubleshoot the process for obtaining critical resources.

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    2022 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

    The NACo Annual Conference is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.
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    Agriculture & Rural Affairs Steering Committee

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    <p>Responsible for all matters pertaining to USDA agriculture, rural development programs, rural renewable energy development, research and extension, food safety, and conservation programs.&nbsp;</p>

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    Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee

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    Rural Action Caucus

    NACo's Rural Action Caucus (RAC) is a key component of NACo.  RAC is the voice for America's rural counties before Congress and the Administration.  Nearly two-thirds of the nation's 3,069 counties are designated as rural, with a combined population of 60 million.
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    2020 NACo Legislative Conference

    The 2020 NACo Legislative Conference brought together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.

    Rural Grants 101: How County Officials Can Tap Into USDA Programs is a part of 2020 NACo Legislative Conference.

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