USDA Rural Development and COVID-19: Supplemental Funding and Agency Actions [May 15, 2020] [open pdf - 598KB]
From the Document: "The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development agency (RD) administers loan, grant, and technical assistance programs that support infrastructure, housing, and business development in rural areas. In response to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic, Congress provided supplemental funding to certain RD programs. In addition, RD has taken a number of actions to provide relief for current program participants and assist potential applicants in applying for program funding."
CRS Insight, IN11391
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/