Rural Community Development Initiative

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The United States Office of Rural Development is an agency that is operating within the United States Department of Agriculture.

The Office of Rural Development is the government's main agency that is primarily responsible for developing programs and approaches that are designed to aid in the improvement of the country's economy and the people's quality of life in rural areas.

For the past couple of years, the Office of Rural Development has been running the Rural Community Development Initiative project wherein they aim to establish the capacity and ability of private, nonprofit community-based housing and community development groups and organizations, as well as low-income rural communities to enhance their housing, community facilities, and also their economic and community developments projects in certain rural areas.

The Rural Community Development Initiative can be awarded to legally qualified private, public, and tribal groups or organizations that have the experience and capability of providing training and technical assistance to nonprofit community-based housing and community development organizations, as well as low income rural communities.

The activities that are included in the project can include:

a) Providing training to intended grant beneficiaries regarding conducting programs on home-ownership education.

b) Providing training to intended grant beneficiaries regarding programs for minority business entrepreneurs.

c) Providing training and technical assistance to intended grant beneficiaries on how to effective prepare strategic plans.

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