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ERIC Number: ED387277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Funding Sources for Rural Areas. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 49. Revised Edition.
Reynnells, M. Louise, Comp.
This document lists 248 federal funding programs available to rural areas. The programs were selected from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, 1995, which is available online from the Federal Assistance Programs Retrieval System (FAPRS). Entries are listed under the following federal departments or agencies: Department of Agriculture, Appalachian Regional Commission, Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of the Interior, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, National Credit Union Administration, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Small Business Administration, Tennessee Valley Authority, Department of Transportation, and Corporation for National Community Service. Each entry contains name of sponsoring agency, objectives, types of assistance available, uses and use restrictions, eligibility criteria, information contacts, and examples of funded projects. Approximately 55 programs are directly concerned with education, training, or schools. Other subjects include children, community planning and services, rural and community development, health programs, housing, American Indians, and migrant workers. A subject index is included. (JAT)
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Services, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Grants, Higher Education, Online Catalogs, Public Agencies, Rural Development, Rural Education
Rural Information Center, National Agricultural Library, Room 304, Beltsville, MD 20705-2351.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD.