Since the start of the Obama Administration, USDA Rural Development has invested nearly $6 million in REAP zones through the RBEG program.
Nine organizations in Vermont are receiving RBEG and RBOG grants totaling nearly $1.2 million.
Phase I of the project was funded under the RBEG
program in 2013, established the feasibility of implementing an alternative fuel facility located in Connecticut.
Since the start of the Obama Administration, the RBEG
program has helped create or save more than 73,000 rural jobs, expanded or helped establish more than 41,000 rural businesses and community projects and provided more than $170 million in economic development assistance.
program provides funds for small and emerging rural businesses, distance learning networks and employment-related adult education programs.
The RBEG funds from USDA assisted with the initial marketing rollout for the new potato.
USDA Rural Development's RBEG funding was provided to the Floridan Resource Conservation and Development Council, which in turn used the funds to assist the co-op in marshalling marketing activities for the potato.
In early 2001, the growers received a $210,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG
) from USDA Rural Development.
USDA Rural Development provided the Oneida Nation with a $460,800 revolving-loan grant through its Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) program (see sidebar).
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(JCDC) presented NNFC with a USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) check for $327,863 on Aug.
The USDA RBEG program helps public bodies and private, nonprofit corporations finance and facilitate the development of small and emerging private business enterprise in rural communities of fewer than 50,000 people.