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Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant

ID: RBCS-SDGG-2024 • Type: Posted

Description

The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of $3,000,000 in competitive grant funds for the FY 2024 Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant (SDGG) program. The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to Socially-Disadvantaged Groups in rural areas. Eligible applicants include Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers. This program supports Rural Development's (RD) mission of improving the quality of life for rural Americans and commitment to directing resources to those who most need them.

Background
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of $3,000,000 in competitive grant funds for the FY 2024 Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant (SDGG) program. The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to Socially-Disadvantaged Groups in rural areas. Eligible applicants include Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers. This program supports Rural Developmentā€™s (RD) mission of improving the quality of life for rural Americans and commitment to directing resources to those who most need them.

Grant Details
The grant application template provides detailed instructions for applicants, including the required forms and registrations, documentation to support claims for applicant eligibility, experience, and local support. The application template covers various sections such as executive summary, eligibility discussion, scoring criteria, performance evaluation measures, and appendices. It also includes specific details on the scoring criteria for technical assistance, work plan/budget, experience, commitment, local support, and administrator discretionary points.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants for the grant include Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers. The grant is intended to provide technical assistance to Socially-Disadvantaged Groups in rural areas.

Grant Value
$3,000,000 in competitive grant funds is available for the FY 2024 Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant (SDGG) program.

Overview

Category of Funding
Business and Commerce
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 4/3/24 Rural Business Cooperative Services posted grant opportunity RBCS-SDGG-2024 for Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant with funding of $3.0 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 10.871 Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant. It is expected that 20 total grants will be made.

Timing

Posted Date
April 3, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
June 3, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 48 Days
Last Updated
April 3, 2024, 8:25 a.m. EDT
Version
4
Archive Date
July 3, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Info
Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, Cooperative Development Centers that serve socially disadvantaged groups

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$175,000
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$3,000,000
Estimated Number of Grants
20

Contacts

Contact
Natalie Melton Management and Program Analyst
Email Description
Arti Kshirsagar
Contact Phone
(202) 690-1371
Additional Information
SDGG Program Website

Documents

Posted documents for RBCS-SDGG-2024

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