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International City/County Management Association: Small Towns, Rural Communities, and Sustainability
This resource includes: "Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities" report, which focuses on smart growth strategies that can help guide growth in rural areas while protecting natural and working lands and preserving the rural character of existing communities; Asset-Based Economic Development Resources; Podcasts and webinars.
|Resource Type:||information source, educational resource|
|Subtopic:||development & smart growth, economic development, conservation & environment, rural community issues & solutions, Land Use Planning & Housing, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,|
|Tags:||conservation, development, economic development, growth strategy, planning, rural community, smart growth|
The National Association of Counties
This site includes multiple resources including help finding grants, podcasts, webinars, reports and publications, educational resources, and county data.
|Resource Type:||data source, information source, resource guide, organization, educational resource|
|Subtopic:||local government, arts & culture, community & capacity development, economic development, funding & financing, health & health care, planning, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building, Business & Economy, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing,|
|Tags:||local government, housing, education, infrastructure, agriculture, art, arts and culture, transportation, community development, economic development, data & analysis, financing, health care, planning|
NeighborWorks Great Falls improves declining neighborhoods by developing and advocating quality affordable housing. Services provided by NeighborWorks Great Falls include: homebuyer education & planning, and financial assistance.
|Resource Type:||funding resource, information source, educational resource|
|Subtopic:||housing & real estate, funding & financing, low-income, redevelopment & revitalization, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Issues & Opportunities,|
|Tags:||affordable housing, redevelopment, community revitalization, housing, planning, education|
University of Idaho Extension: The Dollar Game, Play scenarios to grow a local economy.
The Dollar Game curriculum provides a rapid succession of interactive scenarios to demonstrate how a local economy creates wealth. Players will: (a) Gain economic insights that are very difficult to replicate in a traditional classroom setting, (b) Internalize complex economic concepts like value added and wealth concentration, (c) Internalize complex economic concepts like value added and wealth concentration, (d) Experience how import and export activities can fundamentally alter the economy's structure
|Resource Type:||educational resource, training|
|Subtopic:||banking & finance, economy, funding & financing, assessment & evaluation, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities, Data Collection & Analysis,|
|Tags:||economic development, finance|
Western Rural Development Center (WRDC)
The Western Rural Development Center (WRDC) is a regional catalyst for capacity building in the West. The Center collaborates with its public and private sector partners to promote excellence in research, education and Extension for the prosperity of western rural communities. The WRDC provides programs ranging from community development extension training, renewable energy & sustainability training, wildfire preparation, and small business workshops.
|Geography:||Idaho, Montana, Wyoming|
|Resource Type:||information source, training, technical assistance, educational resource|
|Subtopic:||community & capacity development, energy, economic development, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy,|
|Tags:||community building, educational support, community development, renewable energy, small business support, training opportunities, fire|
Wyoming Economic Development Association
WEDA is a non-profit 501 (c) 6 professional association representing nearly 200 economic development members and organizations, in addition to over 5000 affiliate members, who support economic development through their local economic development groups.WEDA offers professional development scholarships, training conferences, newsletters and publications, a reference library, list-serve and networking opportunities, a website, and lobbying efforts.
|Resource Type:||information source, funding resource, organization, educational resource, technical assistance|
|Subtopic:||economic development, community & capacity development, funding & financing, Business & Economy, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities,|
|Tags:||grants, technical assistance, funding, growth, information,|