USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through their programs, they touch rural America in many ways.
USDA Rural Development's financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities, and electric and telephone service. They promote economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks, credit unions, and community-managed lending pools. They offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations and provide technical assistance to help communities undertake community empowerment programs.
USDA Rural Development achieves their mission by helping rural individuals, communities, and businesses obtain the financial and technical assistance needed to address their diverse and unique needs.