Community Development and Housing Opportunities

From the Governor’s Office of Faith Based Initiatives
Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements
This notice announces that Rural Business-Cooperative Service is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2009 to purchase renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements and to conduct feasibility studies for renewable energy systems for agriculture producers and rural small businesses in eligible rural areas. Funding will be available in the form of grants and loan guarantees. In addition to grants and loan guarantees, applicants may apply for combination loan guarantee and grant funding (combination package). Notice must be received by the appropriate USDA Rural Development State Office no later than 4:30 local time July 31, 2009.For more information please click on the link below.
Economic Development Administration
EDA is soliciting applications that will promote comprehensive entrepreneurial and innovation-based economic development efforts to enhance the competitiveness of regions, resulting in increased private investment and higher skill wage jobs in areas experiencing substantial and persistence economic distress. Proposals are accepted on a continuing basis and applications are invited and processed as received.
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USDA Grant and Loan Opportunities: Rural Development, Alabama
Rural Development is an USDA agency that makes funds available in the forms of guaranteed loans, direct loans and grants. The funds may be provided through a local lender or from loans and grants directly from the U.S. Treasury. Many types of projects are eligible for funding through the various programs, including alternative fuels. Two programs, Section 9006 and Section 9008, address alternative fuels specifically.
The USDA Business and Cooperative Program in Alabama accept applications for these grant and loan programs year-round. For more information please click on the link below.

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