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/ June 4, 2018 / Newswire

USDA is Partnering with Native Community Development Financial Institutions

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/ May 28, 2018 / Newswire

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced today that USDA has made the first disbursement of loan funds under the Community Facilities (CF) Re-Lending program.
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/ July 7, 2017 / Newswire

(July 2017) The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), a nonprofit, mission-driven, alternative lender, has been awarded a $1 million financing package from USDA Rural Development’s Intermediary Relending Program (IRP).

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/ June 5, 2017 / Newswire

On May, 26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) opened an invitation for applications for grants to support economic development in rural communities.

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/ December 5, 2016 / Jobs

As part of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service recently announced they are inviting CDFIs to submit applications to serve as the HFFI National Fund Manager.

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