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American Planning Association: Western Central Chapter

The Western Central Chapter (WCC) of the American Planning Association (APA) is an advocate for western planners in the four states of Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, and North Dakota. The Chapter provides professional training, a quarterly newsletter, an informational website, and participate in an annual conference within the region.


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Geography:Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:development & smart growth, economic development, conservation & environment, rural community issues & solutions, planning, land use & zoning, Land Use Planning & Housing, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:training, planning, professional development, educational support
Telephone:
Link:webpage

American Planning Association: Idaho Chapter

APA ID provides resources, training, monitoring, mentoring, communications, lobbying, and other services to and for all Idaho professional, student, and citizen planners.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:development & smart growth, economic development, community & capacity development, redevelopment & revitalization, planning, land use & zoning, Land Use Planning & Housing, Business & Economy, Community Building,
Tags:planning, professional development, educational support
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Foundation for Rural Service

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA. The Rural Broadband Association, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. FRS provides a variety of programs, ranging from youth-based initiatives and educational materials to consumer awareness and rural economic development. To fulfill its mission, FRS develops and disseminates information about rural telecom issues and encourages the support of community-based telecom providers and the communities they serve. FRS also provides annual grants for programs in rural communities to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, organization, information source
Subtopic:economic development, infrastructure & communications, rural community issues & solutions, Business & Economy, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building,
Tags:broadband, telecommunications, youth, rural community, economic development, communications technology
Telephone:703-351-2026
Link:webpage

Gardens from Garbage

Gardens from Garbage seeks to provide assitance in teaching, organizing, networking, and producing in regards to food sustainability. Garbage from Garden's mission is to educate and guide organizations, neighborhoods and communities in developing a sustainable local food source through composting, gardening and year-round greenhouses.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, organizational development & assistance, community & public health, agriculture & food systems, Community Building, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:food systems, educational support, farm, sustainable agriculture
Telephone:406-868-2359
Link:webpage

Montana Head Start Association

Montana Head Start servse children 3 to 5 years of age, and their families with the goal of increasing school readiness of children from low-income families. Head Start provides a range of individualized services in the areas of education and early childhood development; medical, dental, and mental health; nutrition; and parent involvement which are responsive and appropriate to the development, cultural and linguistic heritage and abilities of each enrolled child and family.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, educational resource, organization
Subtopic:children & families, youth (including at-risk and special needs), low-income, education & schools, social services & programs, health services, Local Government & Services, Special Populations,
Tags:family, education, educational support, health, health care, poverty, child care, social services
Telephone:406-443-0620
Link:webpage

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust provides grants for projects that seek to 'nurture and enrich the educational, spiritual, cultural and social lives of individuals, families and communitie' and help improve the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Oregon, Washington
Resource Type:funding resource, organization
Subtopic:organizational development & assistance, education & schools, health services, community & capacity development, Community Building, Local Government & Services,
Tags:grants, funding, arts and culture, educational support, health, philanthropy
Telephone:360-694-8415
Link:webpage