25 August 2021
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural
Development Justin Maxson today announced that the Department is seeking input on ways to make it easier
for nonprofit groups and other organizations to help businesses form cooperatives.
The Department is interested in stakeholders’ recommendations to streamline application requirements and
make other improvements to the Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program. This program helps
Cooperative Development Centers deliver programs to assist individuals and businesses to start, expand or
improve rural cooperatives and other mutually–owned businesses.
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