Who is elegible?

•Cities, towns, and census designated places (CDPs) with populations of 20,000 or less  according to the latest decennial census of the United States. 

•Projects must primarily serve and benefit rural residents and communities.

•At least 51% of population served must be in an eligible rural area.

•Pay costs for a project when the median household income of the service area population exceeds the higher of the poverty line or State Non-metropolitan median household income