USDA Financing

Experienced partners for strategic development.

The tools rural communities need to grow stronger – to construct essential facilities, to invigorate a local economy, to improve basic services – are well within reach. And we help local leaders use them wisely. The Raymond James USDA Rural Development Finance team works with communities to chart a variety of development projects, including water and environmental projects, community facilities, and business and industrial endeavors. Overall, we have managed more than 1,300 USDA projects totaling over $8 billion.

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Full-service Capabilities

  • Underwriting
  • Private placements
  • Financial advisory
  • Municipal advisory
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Areas of Expertise

  • Water and Environmental Program (WEP)
  • Community Facilities Direct Loan Program
  • Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program
  • Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program
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Borrower Type

  • Healthcare
  • Higher education
  • Charter schools
  • Infrastructure utilities
  • Municipalities and other public entities
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