Success Stories

Cindy proudly holds the SOLD sign.

Cindy's Journey to Her Home

Having lived in the small, rural Otoe County community all her life, Cindy Jewell knew that buying a home was something that she wanted to do but she was concerned that her financial situation would be challenging for a conventional loan. Cindy has worked as a hair dresser in neighboring… more

Booster Station

Water System Improvements for the Village of Homer

The village of Homer, is a small town in Northeast  Nebraska located in Dakota County.  The village was experiencing  unaccounted for water reaching nearly 17 percent of the water pumped throughout the system.  Residents in part of the town were not receiving adequate water pressure.

Valley Wide Health Clinic

Integrated Health Care comes to Canon City, Colorado

Integrated health care has come to Canon City.  No longer will patients have to travel from location to location to access services, thanks in part to a loan from USDA Rural Development.

St Vincent Hopsital Construction Photos

St. Vincent General Hospital Development Under Way in Leadville

St. Vincent General Hospital District in Leadville, CO takes pride in their dedication to serving their community. The hospital has been serving Leadville and the surrounding community since 1879. 

The existing district was established in 1972 and since then, the hospital has had very… more

Durango Starr KOA

From Oregon to Colorado - USDA Funding Makes Business Possible

Relocating isn't always easy.  Finding a new job and a new home can be challenging.  For Julian and Kachina Starr, it was made a little bit easier with the help of a local lender and the USDA Rural Development Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program.

Bruce Hanna, owner of Hampton Inn and Suites Roseburg, visits solar panels recently installed on hotel roof.

Rural Hotel Reaps Benefits of Going Green

Guests at most hotels never give a second thought to the roof of the building. But at the Hampton Inn and Suites in the rural town of Roseburg, owner Bruce Hanna is encouraging his guests to learn about the significant environmental impacts being generated out of sight on the hotel’s roof every… more


Bringing back the Jobs!

Caribbean Crane & Rigging LLC (CCR), is a newly formed entity owned  by Mr. Patrick Vivot. The company was formed to purchase the equipment and will be immediately leased to the Limetree Bay Refinery (LBR). LBR is currently undergoing a $1.3 billion refurbishment of the refinery.

The… more

North wing addition.

Campus Addition for Classroom and Community Cultural Space

The Nebraska Indian Community College (NICC), a federal land grant institution since 1994, serves two tribal nations:  the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska at the Macy Campus and the Santee Sioux Nation at the Santee Campus.  A third campus site is located in South Sioux City.

NICC’s mission… more

The Summer of Dreams

Working with the USDA is very rewarding for me. Because I have been able to place so many families in need of a safe, comfortable home that they would otherwise not be able to afford. One of the most gracious customers to walk through our doors this summer was a determined, hard working, lady… more