USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to farmers, ranchers and rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs can support recovery efforts for rural residents, businesses and communities through:
- technical, training, and management assistance;
- financial assistance; and
- state and local assistance.
This resource matrix organizes funding opportunities identified in the CARES Act and other federal resources that can help support rural America. Opportunities are categorized by customer and assistance type. View the COVID-19 Federal Response Resource Matrix here.