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  1. USDA Rural DevelopmentSustaining Relationships inIndian Country

  2. Community Facilities Programs Grants • FY 14 ~ $13 Million • Tribal College Initiative ~ $4 Million • Economic Impact Grants ~ $5.7 Million Direct Loans • Poverty, Intermediate and Market Rates • FY 14 ~ $2.2 Billion Guaranteed Loans • Negotiate interest rate • FY 14 ~ $74.7 Million Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) • FY 14 ~ $5.9 Million Contact: • State and/or Local Office www.rurdev.usda.gov/HCF_CF.html 2

  3. Community Facilities Programs • Who can participate? • Rural areas or Towns of up to 20,000 population • Indian Tribes • Public Entities • Municipalities • Counties • Non Profit Corporations • Special Use Districts

  4. Community Facilities Programs • Purpose • Provide an essential service to a single community, county, or several communities • Provide a service that is typically provided by a local unit of Government • Be needed for the orderly development of the Rural Community

  5. Community Facilities Programs • What’s Eligible? • Health Care Facilities • Hospitals • Clinics • Nursing Homes

  6. Community Facilities Programs • What’s Eligible? • Public Safety Facilities • Fire Stations/Trucks • Fire Equipment • Police Stations • Ambulance

  7. Community Facilities Programs • What’s Eligible? • Public Service Facilities • Community Buildings • Libraries • Fair Grounds • Daycare Centers • Tribal College Facilities and associated equipment

  8. Community Facilities Programs • Other Eligible Related Costs • Reasonable Engineering/Architectural fees and costs • Costs of acquiring land, rights-of-way • Professional Fees • Purchase of Land, Right-of-ways, etc.

  9. Community Facilities Programs • How does it work? • SF 424, Application For Federal Assistance • Feasibility Report • Preliminary Architectural Report • Environmental Information • Financial statements • Organizational documents

  10. Community Facilities Programs • Security Options • Accounts Receivable • General Obligation or Revenue Bonds • Lodgers Tax • Contracts • Repayment Terms • Useful life of the Facility

  11. Community Facilities Programs • Interest Rates – Direct Loans • Poverty Rate: 4.50% • Intermediate Rate: 4.25% • Market Rate: 4 % • Interest Rates – Guaranteed Loans • Is the lender’s customary interest rate for similar projects. The rate may be fixed or variable and is determined by the lender and borrower. • AN 4754 - "Funding for Renewable Energy Sources for Essential Community Facilities" www.rurdev.usda.gov/SupportDocuments/an4754.pdf

  12. Mississippi ChoctawCommunity Health Center

  13. Sisseton Wahpeton OyateTribal Admin Building

  14. Pueblo of AcomaWellness Center

  15. Mohegan TribeAdministration Building

  16. Nisqually TribeYouth Center

  17. Mashpee WampanoagTribal Administration Building

  18. Electric Programs Electric Loans • FY14 ~ $5.5 Billion • Energy Efficiency Program High Energy Cost Grant Program • FY14 ~ $10 Million Contact: • Electric General Field Representatives • National Office Additional information: www.rurdev.usda.gov/UEP_HomePage.html 18

  19. Rural Business & Cooperative Programs Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loans • FY14 ~ $958 million Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) • Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements • Grant applications due July 7 • Loan Guarantee applications are due July 31 Value Added Producer Grant • FY 14 ~ $67.7 million • AN 4742 “Tribal Entity Eligibility” Cooperative Development Programs Contact: State and/or Local Office Rural Business Enterprise Grants (RBEG) • FY14 ~ $21.1 million Rural Business Opportunity Grants (RBOG) • FY14 ~ $920,000 Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) • FY14 ~ $16.3 million Set Asides for Federally Recognized Tribes FY14 ~$2.4 million FY14 ~$1.3 million FY14 ~$2.4 million www.rurdev.usda.gov/LP_Subject_BusinessAndCooperativeAssistance.html 19

  20. Contact information Tedd Buelow (720) 544-2911 Tedd.Buelow@wdc.usda.gov www.rurdev.usda.gov/AI_ANHome.html 20