USDA Community Facilities Loan & Grant Program
Direct loans, loan guarantees
and grants are available for essential community facilities.
Eligible communities must have populations less than 20,000.
Offers one of the lowest
interest rates available.
Engage in a community of practice by connecting with other schools, resources and speak with finance professionals and USDA officials to learn more about how you can access funding.
USDA Financing of Rural Charter Schools
Over 100 charter schools have received USDA Community Facilities loans since 2008.
Charters have received over
$600 million in USDA Community Facilities Loans since 2008.
Individual school loans ranged from $52,000 to $18 million.
Welcome to the Schoolhouse Network
The Schoolhouse Network connects rural charter schools to the organizations that work to support them, including government agencies, authorizers/districts and nonprofits and fosters active collaboration among project participants.