Rural Community Development Initiative
d) Providing training and technical assistance to intended grant beneficiaries on how to access alternative funding sources.
e) Developing organizational capacity by way of board training.
f) Developing training tools, including videos, workbooks, and reference guides for the use of intended grant beneficiaries.
g) Providing training and technical assistance to intended grant beneficiaries on how to develop successful child care facilities.
h) Providing training and technical assistance to intended grant beneficiaries on how to develop effective fundraising strategies.
The grant awards can range from $50,000 to $500,000 depending on the extent of the activities and services contained in the application proposals.
Interested groups and organizations can visit the nearest Rural Development field office to obtain further application instructions and documentation.
The applicants of the Rural Community Development Initiative Grants will be deemed eligible to apply if they are a qualified public, private, or tribal organization that has experience and ability to provide technical assistance to nonprofit community-based housing and community development organizations, and low income rural communities.
The program will be made available in the States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia.
In the fiscal year 2007, the Office of the Rural Development has made 38 new grants under the Rural Community Development Initiative project.
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