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U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Housing Resources

This online guide authored by the USDA provides rural housing information on funding programs, technical assistance, housing data and informational resources from housing organizations.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:affordable housing, housing, funding, technical assistance
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Argriculture: Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program

This Rural Business Enterprise Grant is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or fewer new employees and has less than $1 million in gross revenue. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:economic development, rural community issues & solutions, business assistance, employment & workforce, entrepreneurship & small business, workforce training, redevelopment & revitalization, funding & financing, Business & Economy, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, rural community, economic development, small business financing, small business support, workforce training, employment, training opportunities
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (Head Start)

The Office of Head Start (OHS) administers grant funding and oversight to the agencies that provide Head Start services. OHS also provides federal policy direction and a training and technical assistance (T/TA) system to assist grantees in providing comprehensive services to eligible young children and their families.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:children & families, low-income, social services & programs, education & schools, Special Populations, Local Government & Services,
Tags:education, educational support, funding
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: First Responders

This website enables Federal, State, local, and Tribal First Responders to easily access and leverage information on research and development to help responders become better protected, connected, and fully aware, along with resources, products, standards, testing and evaluation, and best practices.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, training
Subtopic:community & public health, health services, fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, Local Government & Services,
Tags:rural emergency response, health care
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Helping Communities Manage Emergencies

This website provides information and programs that assist during and after emergencies and disasters.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:community & public health, health services, fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, Local Government & Services,
Tags:rural emergency response,
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Public Fire Education Planning for Rural Communities, A Five-Step Process

This planning guide will introduces a simple, easy-to-use planning process to develop a fire safety program for your community. Examples throughout the guide will help you apply each step to your community. It is intended that this planning process can be used in any rural community in the United States, regardless of the community's location, size, population demographics, or fire problem. The process leads you to solutions based specically on your community's resources, problems, and values. It is not a large-city process that requires large numbers of fire-fighters and thousands of dollars to be effective.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide, information source
Subtopic:fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, planning, Local Government & Services, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:rural emergency response, fire, fire safety, planning
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development: Rural Gateway Housing Resources

HUD hosts the "Rural Housing and Economic Development Resources" page which provides funding summaries and case studies for users to learn more about rural housing funding opportunities and the experiences of other rural housing developers.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, housing, affordable housing
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of the Interior

The DOI site provides links and information about every major bureau and land use office in the United States. Further the DOI funds projects that encourage preservation of National Historic Landmarks


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:historic preservation
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Formula Grants for Rural Areas

The Formula Grants for Rural Areas program provides capital, planning, and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000, where many residents often rely on public transit to reach their destinations. The program also provides funding for state and national training and technical assistance through the Rural Transportation Assistance Program. Eligible activities include planning, capital, operating, job access and reverse commute projects, and the acquisition of public transportation services.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, resource guide, planning guide
Subtopic:transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:funding, transportation, transportation planning
Telephone:202-366-2053
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Rural Public Transportation Systems

This page on the U.S. Department of Transportation website explains both what are rural public transportation systems, and how these rural public transportation systems can be a valuable community asset.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:transportation, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:transportation
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Link:webpage