Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties.
Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG)
Support for targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas.
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants
Guaranteed loans or grants to help agricultural producers and rural small businesses purchase or install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements.
Community Connect Grants
Help eligible service provides construct, improve or expand broadband networks in rural areas.
Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grants (DLT)
Help communities acquire the technology and training necessary to connect educational and medical professionals with the teachers and medical providers who serve rural residents at the local level. Note: Priority is given to projects addressing opioid prevention/treatment/recovery.
Community Facilities Grant Program
Help develop essential community facilities in rural areas. Note: A $5 million reserve is available for eligible and innovative projects that best address the opioid crisis in rural America. The maximum grant award for reserve projects is $150,000.
DWR Hosts Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Assistance Workshops
Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (Del Norte County) Seeks Director