USDA invites applications to help disadvantaged groups strengthen capacity
Last updated 6/30/2021 at 7:45am
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is seeking applications for grants under the Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant program.
The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas. Eligible applicants include cooperatives, groups of cooperatives and cooperative development centers with a majority of its board of directors or governing board comprised of individuals who are members of socially disadvantaged groups. A socially-disadvantaged group is one whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic...