Grant Application Guide for Rural Communities

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Applying for federal grants can be an intimidating and time-consuming process, especially for rural communities that may have limited capacity to complete the application process. 

With the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act, unprecedented amounts of funding are available to rural communities for infrastructure, energy, and conservation projects. 

However, accessing these funds still proves challenging for many rural communities. This guide seeks to demystify the federal funding application process by walking you through the various stages and providing tips to make your applications more competitive.