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Center for Rural Entrepreneurship

The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship uses webinars, publications, and other tools to share timely information and best practices on a variety of topics related to economic development in rural communities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, information source, educational resource
Subtopic:community & capacity development, entrepreneurship & small business, philanthropy, rural community issues & solutions, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:rural community, small business, economic development, entrepreneur, community development, philanthropy, community development philanthropy
Telephone:402-323-7336
Link:webpage

Community Builders

Community Builders colloaborates with communitys in "community assistance projects". Areas of assistance include: redevelopment and revitalization, transportation, transportation issues, housing issues, community and regional planning, and economic and policy analysis.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, organization, educational resource, training
Subtopic:data & analysis, surveys & analytic tools, community & capacity development, rural community issues & solutions, redevelopment & revitalization, planning, local government, housing & real estate, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Local Government & Services,
Tags:community development, community building, transportation, housing, planning, economic development, redevelopment, community revitalization
Telephone:406-225-0065
Link:webpage

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.


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Geography:United States
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
Telephone:
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

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


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:educational resource, training
Subtopic:banking & finance, economy, funding & financing, assessment & evaluation, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:economic development, finance
Telephone:
Link:webpage

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.


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Geography:Wyoming
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,
Telephone:877-322-5446
Link:webpage