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U.S. Department of Homeland Security: First Responders

This website enables Federal, State, local, and Tribal First Responders to easily access and leverage information on research and development to help responders become better protected, connected, and fully aware, along with resources, products, standards, testing and evaluation, and best practices.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, training
Subtopic:community & public health, health services, fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, Local Government & Services,
Tags:rural emergency response, health care
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Helping Communities Manage Emergencies

This website provides information and programs that assist during and after emergencies and disasters.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:community & public health, health services, fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, Local Government & Services,
Tags:rural emergency response,
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Public Fire Education Planning for Rural Communities, A Five-Step Process

This planning guide will introduces a simple, easy-to-use planning process to develop a fire safety program for your community. Examples throughout the guide will help you apply each step to your community. It is intended that this planning process can be used in any rural community in the United States, regardless of the community's location, size, population demographics, or fire problem. The process leads you to solutions based specically on your community's resources, problems, and values. It is not a large-city process that requires large numbers of fire-fighters and thousands of dollars to be effective.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide, information source
Subtopic:fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, planning, Local Government & Services, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:rural emergency response, fire, fire safety, planning
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development: Rural Gateway Housing Resources

HUD hosts the "Rural Housing and Economic Development Resources" page which provides funding summaries and case studies for users to learn more about rural housing funding opportunities and the experiences of other rural housing developers.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, housing, affordable housing
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of the Interior

The DOI site provides links and information about every major bureau and land use office in the United States. Further the DOI funds projects that encourage preservation of National Historic Landmarks


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:historic preservation
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Formula Grants for Rural Areas

The Formula Grants for Rural Areas program provides capital, planning, and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000, where many residents often rely on public transit to reach their destinations. The program also provides funding for state and national training and technical assistance through the Rural Transportation Assistance Program. Eligible activities include planning, capital, operating, job access and reverse commute projects, and the acquisition of public transportation services.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, resource guide, planning guide
Subtopic:transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:funding, transportation, transportation planning
Telephone:202-366-2053
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Rural Public Transportation Systems

This page on the U.S. Department of Transportation website explains both what are rural public transportation systems, and how these rural public transportation systems can be a valuable community asset.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:transportation, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:transportation
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; recreational trail projects; safe routes to school projects; and projects for planning, designing, or constructing boulevards and other roadways largely in the right-of-way of former divided highways


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, planning, active transportation & recreation, trails, transportation, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:transportation, rural tourism, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle master plan, bicycle transportation, walking, walkable community, transportation plan, transit, pedestrian, trail, planning, transportation planning, infrastructure
Telephone:202-366-4000
Link:webpage

MT Dept. of Commerce/Office of Tourism & Business Development

    Montana is the best state to live, work, and play, and the Montana Department of Commerce is committed to growing its economy through the development and promotion of business and industry all across the state.  


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Montana State Government
Subtopic:economic development,
Tags:tourism, Business Resources
Telephone:406-841-2796
Link:webpage

Destination Development Association

Destination Development Association gives you access to a wide range of information, how-tos and data that will help you create an outstanding destination for residents, visitors, and investors alike. The DDA brings tourism professionals, downtown associations, community developers, economic development interests, chambers, and arts and historical associations together.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization, information source
Subtopic:place making & destination development, tourism, Community Building, Recreation & Health,
Tags:branding, tourism, destination development, community development, economic development
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Link:webpage