Rural Development IRP Fund targets non-agricultural businesses and industry that are located in rural communities with loans up to $250,000.
IRP funding may be used for a number of purposes but to be eligible, ultimate recipients must be located in a rural area. Under the IRP, a rural area is any population center with less than of 50,000 people according to the latest decennial census.
Learn more about Rural Development programs.
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