Information Bulletin Number 0708081

Rural Emergency Responders Initiative

Program web site:

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rhs/cf/Emerg_Responder/rural_emergency_responders_initi.htm

Sponsor: USDA Rural Development
Deadlines: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Purpose: The Rural Development, through its community facilities program, provides funding for the Rural Emergency Responders Initiative to specifically strengthen the ability of rural communities to respond to local emergencies. The community facilities program funds are used to support rural emergency responder efforts by financing needed equipment and services.

Eligibility: These funds are available to public bodies, non-profit organizations, and recognized Indian tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Amount of funding:
Application process: Contact your USDA Rural Development State Office. A directory of state offices is available at:

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/recd_map.html

For more information contact: Contact your USDA Rural Development State Office. A directory of state offices is available at:

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/recd_map.html

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RAC for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.