Community Facilities

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges

July 13, 2022
Community Facilities

This session will provide an overview of USDA Rural Development resources that may be of interest to rural community colleges. Chad Parker, Deputy Administrator of the Community Facilities Program, will discuss funding opportunities for community college infrastructure and capacity building assistance. He will discuss eligible rural areas and how to access more information from Rural Development’s network of 400+ state and area offices located throughout the country. The Community Facilities Program provides affordable funding to develop more than 100 different types of essential facilities in rural communities.

Webinar Details

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET
Please register for the webinar here 

Speaker Information

Chad Chad ParkerParker
Deputy Administrator, Community Facilities Program
USDA Rural Development

Chad Parker has worked with USDA Rural Development for 30 years and is currently serving as the Deputy Administrator, Community Facilities. He is responsible for Community Facilities Direct Loans, Guaranteed Loans, and Grants, Emergency Rural Health Care Grants, Tribal College Grants, Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grants and the Rural Community Development Initiative. Chad has previously served as Deputy Administrator in USDA Rural Development’s Telecommunication Programs; Cooperative Programs; Business Programs; and Single-Family Housing Programs. Chad holds a M.B.A. and a B.S. from the Pamplin School of Business at Virginia Tech.


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