July 30, 2013. The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) is keenly aware of the important contributions rural small business make to their local and regional economies. In fact, the USDA recently announced several funding opportunities that numerous rural small businesses throughout the country have taken advantage of.
In light of the valuable contributions that these rural small businesses make in growing local and regional economies, the USDA is consistently looking for opportunities to provide critical funding to help rural small business expand and prosper. To this end, the USDA Rural Development program offers a multitude of resources, including grant funding, to eligible rural business. A recent round of USDA grants was responsible for providing roughly $1.5 million to rural Iowa companies and cooperatives. Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Economic Opportunity in Rural Iowa.
If you are a rural business looking for an additional leg up it is critical that you take the time to assess the multiple resources and funding opportunities made available through the USDA Rural Development program. As a business focused law firm, Goosmann Law is ready and willing to help you identify and access the resources needed to grow your business.