United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Loans and Grants

The BioPreferred program is working with the USDA State Rural Development directors to make sure biobased businesses take advantage of the agency’s economic development resources. This link contains hyper-links to the various loans and grants available within Rural Development for businesses.

  • USDA Rural Development Summary of Programs (PDF)
  • Rural Business-Cooperative Service State Energy Coordinators (PDF)
  • To contact a USDA Rural Development Business Program Director in your state,

    1. Navigate to the Rural Development State Offices page.
    2. Select a state from the map.
    3. Find link to visit state contact page.