Rural Business Opportunity Grants Program

Rural Business Opportunity Grants Program

Program Name: Rural Business Opportunity Grants Program

Resource Type: Federal

State: USA

Agency: Program Source: Technical/Planning Assistance

Description: Primarily a training and technical assistance program, the funds may be provided for development of export markets; feasibility studies; development of long term trade strategies; community economic development planning; business training and business based technical assistance for rural entrepreneurs and business managers; establishment of rural business incubators; and assistance with technology based economic development. The types of projects that may be funded might include identification/ analysis of business opportunities that will utilize local material and human resources; provision of leadership development training to existing or prospective rural entrepreneurs and managers; business support centers; centers for training, technology and export trade; and economic development planning.