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American Planning Association: Policy Guides & Frameworks

The American Planning Association's (APA) policy guides represent the collective thinking of our members on positions of both principle and practice. They represent APA's official position on issues central to building communities of lasting value. Topics include: Climate Change, Energy, Hazard Mitigation, Sustainability, Housing, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:planning, aging & elderly, homeless, development & smart growth, heritage & historic preservation, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, land use & zoning, redevelopment & revitalization, community & public health, disaster preparedness & emergency response, health & health care, agriculture & food systems, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Local Government & Services, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:aging, aging in place, planning, clean energy, climate change, environmental quality, food systems, energy efficiency, energy, waste management, housing, hazard mitigation, health, historic preservation, homelessness, redevelopment, security, smart growth, development, transportation, water
Telephone:202-872-0611
Link:webpage

Center for Rural Affairs

The Center for Rural Affairs is an advocate for health care, clean energy, sustainable agriculture, and community development in rural areas. Also offers technical assistance, financing programs, and other resources to rural communities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization, technical assistance, resource guide, funding resource
Subtopic:community & capacity development, agriculture & food systems, entrepreneurship & small business, health & health care, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy, Recreation & Health,
Tags:health, health care, clean energy, agriculture, sustainable agriculture, small business, community development, food systems, small business support, small business financing, financing, rural communities, entrepreneurs
Telephone:402-687-2100
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
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Idaho Main Street Program

The Idaho Main Street Program serves as the bridge between your community and the National Main Street program. The Idaho Main Street Program helps pool resources statewide and provide Main Street designation and accreditation.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:business assistance, economic development, entrepreneurship & small business, assessment & evaluation, marketing & assistance, collaboration & community engagement, rural community issues & solutions, place making & destination development, tourism, Recreation & Health, Community Building, Data Collection & Analysis, Business & Economy,
Tags:economic development, community development, destination development, marketing and promotion, planning, redevelopment, rural community, technical assistance, walkable community
Telephone:208-334-2470
Link:webpage

MDU Resources Group, Inc.

MDU Resources Group, Inc. provides individuals, groups, and communities funding via grants for projects involving health and human services, education, civic and community activities, culture and arts, and the environment.


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Geography:Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming
Resource Type:funding resource, organization
Subtopic:collaboration & community engagement, organizational development & assistance, philanthropy, community & public health, education & schools, health & health care, arts & culture, conservation & environment, funding & financing, Issues & Opportunities, Recreation & Health, Local Government & Services, Community Building,
Tags:health, grants, funding, arts and culture, environmental quality, education, community engagement, community development
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Montana Healthy Communities

Montana Healthy Communities hosts an annual Montana Healthy Communities conference, provides a webinar series based upon Montana Healthy Communities issues, and provides mini grant opportunities.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, training, technical assistance
Subtopic:community & public health, health services, funding & financing, health & health care, social services & programs, education & schools, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Recreation & Health,
Tags:funding, grants, health, health care, public health, jobs, economic development, family, housing, affordable housing, child care, social services, education
Telephone:406-994-6003
Link:webpage

Montana Tourism and Business Development Grant Program

The Tourism Grant program awards funds to projects that strengthen Montana's economy through the development and enhancement of the state's tourism and recreation industry. Funds will be awarded to tourism and recreation projects that fall within the following general categories: arts / culture / heritage preservatio; visitor facility upgrades and construction niche product development.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:economic development, community & capacity development, funding & financing, recreation, tourism, arts & culture, Issues & Opportunities, Recreation & Health, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:tourism, outdoor recreation, grants, funding, arts and culture, historic preservation, heritage tourism, economic development
Telephone:406-841-2870
Link:webpage

The National Association of Counties

This site includes multiple resources including help finding grants, podcasts, webinars, reports and publications, educational resources, and county data.


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Geography:United States
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
Telephone:202-393-6226
Link:webpage

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH)

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) enhances the capacity of State Offices of Rural Health by supporting the development of state and community rural health leaders; creating and facilitating state, regional and national partnerships that foster information sharing and spur rural health-related programs/activities; and enhancing access to quality healthcare services in rural communities. The NLC also provides grants and funding opportunities for NLC member municipalities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, educational resource, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, health & health care, local government, Community Building, Recreation & Health, Local Government & Services,
Tags:health, health care, leadership, rural community, funding, local government, grant
Telephone:888-391-7258
Link:webpage

Parks, Trails, and Health Workbook: A Tool for Planners, Parks & Recreation Professionals, and Health Practitioners

The Parks, Trails, and Health Workbooks, produced by the Center of Disease Control and the National Park Service, is quick guide for incorporating public health considerations in the development and improvement of a park or trail. This tool can help start collaborative discussions about the health benefits of parks and trails and prepare for a health impact assessment.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, health & health care, recreation, planning, transportation, collaboration & community engagement, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:health, planning, trail, park, outdoor recreation
Telephone:
Link:webpage