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Accepting applications for Strategic Planning and Implementation Grants

The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications from qualified local units of government and non-profit entities for capacity building planning and implementation projects for their communities. Each qualified community wishing to respond is invited to submit an application with the information included in the following documentation.

Eligible applicants must be located in the ARC Distressed Counties that comprise the service region of The Center for Rural Development.

Eligibility guidelines, funding availability, and grant application materials are detailed in this request, which may be obtained online at or contacting Patti Simpson at or by calling (606) 677-6000.