• Tourism Grant Program – Capital and Events & Advertising Grants Open June 1, 2023 -Due July 13, 2023

  • Community Grant Program - Project Assistance Grant 
         Due February 22, 2023

  • Community Grant Program – Matching Grants Awarded on a rolling basis final applications due November 13, 2023

  • Behavioral Health Grant Program Due February 1, 2023, March 15, 2023, and April 18, 2023 Cycle 2 TBD

Funding Opportunities Available

These funding opportinies updated 6/30/23

Williams county

  • Community Development Block Grants
  • Community Development Loan Fund

Tri County 

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  • Outdoor Heritage Fund
           Tree and Shrub Planting

Williams County Soil Conservation District

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This program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding
to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for
renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency
improvements. Agricultural producers can also apply for new
energy-efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural
production and processing.

Rural Energy for American Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Loans and Grants

What does this program do?

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• Agricultural producers with at least 50 percent of their gross income coming from agricultural operations

• Small businesses in eligible rural areas

NOTE: Agricultural producers and small businesses must have NO outstanding delinquent federal taxes, debt, judgment, or

Who can apply?

Grady Borth
Bussiness & Cooperative Progam Specialist 
Phone: 701-530-2047
Email: Grady.Borth@usda.gov

Who can answer questions?

Funds can be used for renewable energy systems such as:
• Biomass (for example: biodiesel and ethanol, anaerobic digesters, and solid fuels)
• Geothermal for electric generation or direct use
• Hydropower below 30 megawatts
• Hydrogen
• Small and large wind generation
• Small and large solar generation
• Ocean (tidal, current, thermal) generation

How can funds be used?

Funds also can be used to buy, build, and install energy efficiency
improvements such as:

• High-efficiency heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC)
• Insulation
• Lighting
• Cooling or refrigeration units
• Doors and windows
• Electric, solar, or gravity pumps for sprinkler pivots
• Switching from a diesel to an electric irrigation motor
• Replacement of energy-inefficient equipment Agricultural producers can also use guaranteed loan funds to install energy efficient equipment and systems for agricultural production or

You may qualify for additional programs!

Check out the USDA's Website for a full listing of programs that may be avalible to you. 

William L Guy Federal Building 
220 E Rosser Ave. Room 208
Bismarck, ND 588502-1737
Phone: 701-530-2037

Contact the State Office

USDA Business Programs

916 E Interstate Ave, Suite 3
Bismarck, ND 58503-0548
Phone: 701-989-6170

2493 8th Ave W Room B 
Dickinson, ND 58601-2623
Phone: 701-495-7690

1902 13th St SE
Minot, ND 58701-6059
Phone: 701-852-1754 Ext. 4

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