Rural Development Assistance

Thumb Electric Coop is devoted to Rural Development in our communities. See what opportunities exist within the coop for development in your coop. 

TEC Rural Economic
Development Assistance

Thumb Electric Cooperative will work with qualified businesses and communities to make applications to rural economic development loan and grant programs administered through the rural business and cooperative development service. Some programs available are as follows:

Rural Development
  • Business and Industrial Guaranteed Loans
  • Intermediary Relending Program Loans
  • Local Technical Assistance and Planning Grants
  • Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants
  • Rural Business Enterprise Grants
  • Rural Technology and Cooperative Grants
  • Cooperative Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Americorps
  • Empowerment Zones / Communities
  • 1890 and 1862 Land Grant Institution Initiative