The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development agency is investing $1,213,603 in 13 grants and $43,957,700 in five loans to projects in Iowa that promote rural small businesses, provide technical assistance and support public works infrastructure. Greene County Development Corp. received a $95,703 Rural Business Development Grant to provide technical assistance to emerging businesses in Greene County. The project will provide training and planning assistance to develop Nueva Vida en Greene County into a resource for rural residents. The other awards came from the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant and Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants programs. To learn more about all the awards and projects, click here.