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Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grants

Open Date:

12/20/2021

Close Date:

5/19/2022

Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • Public Utility Entity
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Economic Development

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Overview

The Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grant Program offers grant assistance to create and augment high-wage jobs, accelerate the formation of new businesses, support industry clusters and maximize the use of local productive assets in eligible low-income rural areas.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – match required
Total Amount Available:
$10,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
Grant amounts are awarded competitively with a minimum of $500,000 and a maximum grant amount of $2,000,000.
Estimated Awards:
10

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

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