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USDA ReConnect Loan & Grant Program

The USDA ReConnect Loan and Grant Program furnishes loans and grants to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to expand access to high-speed internet for millions of people in eligible rural areas nationwide.

Beginning September 6, applications can be submitted through this link.

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Rural Capacity Building Technical Assistance Request

Are you a rural local 501(c)(3), municipal government, Native Tribal government, or a rural serving CDC or CHDO? Could you use additional support around resource development, strategic planning or other organizational challenges? NALCAB is accepting Rural Capacity Building (RCB) technical assistance requests from organizations in eligible states.

Program Area: Federal
Funder: NALCAB
Supported by: HUD
Application Deadline: Ongoing requests for Technical Assistance are evaluated as they are received by NALCAB.

CLICK HERE for RFP Details and Eligibility

Begin new application: 
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Citizens Bank Corporate Giving

Citizens Bank Corporate Giving seeks to support opportunities for significant and measurable community impact. Corporate contributions support nonprofit organizations in the geographic areas in which Citizens has a retail bank branch presence, including Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, upstate New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Funding areas of interest include fighting hunger and reducing food insecurity; supporting financial literacy programs that provide individuals and businesses with the tools needed to be fiscally healthy; and strengthening communities through economic development, job training, and small business development. Funding is focused on projects that serve diverse, underserved populations and neighborhoods and demonstrate strong results. Sponsorship support is also available, as well as grants through the Citizens Philanthropic Foundation for organizations in the Metro New York and New Jersey areas. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Visit the Citizens website to submit an online application. Grants support programs that:

  • Teach Money Management by supporting financial literacy programs that provide individuals and businesses with the tools needed to be fiscally healthy.
  • Strengthen Communities through economic development, job training and small business development.
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The Southern Opportunity & Resilience (SOAR) Fund

The Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund is a new program built to support small businesses and nonprofits in the South and Southeast as they adapt, reopen safely, and recover from COVID-19. Loans are made through local community lenders, such as Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), that can help you understand the terms and determine if a loan is the right option for your business.

Loans range in size, up to $100,000, and can be used for various business purposes Current loan terms with AOF are a 60-month loan term with fixed 4% interest rate for businesses.

CLICK HERE for eligibility & more details.

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NALCAB Loans & Loan Guarantees

Did you know that NALCAB offers loans for nonprofit member lenders and member organizations that work in affordable housing? In addition, we offer loan guarantees for small business and real estate loans.

CLICK HERE to learn more about our loan products. To schedule a consultation, contact us at:

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Additional Funding Sources

Grant Station offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grantseeking process. a searchable database of federal funding programs and grants currently available.

NACEDA – National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations showcases funding opportunties in various areas of community development.

Candid maintains a comprehensive database on US and global grant-makers and their funding opportunities. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.


NALCAB is committed to securely reviewing all submissions with the upmost attention and will provide feedback within 30 to 60 days of the application close date.
NALCAB supports organizations at all levels of capacity and its programs are intentionally designed for partners to benefit from peer learning and engagement opportunities with experts and organizations in the NALCAB Network. To learn more about NALCAB and its Network, we recommend visiting our mission, strategy and programs pages.