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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

MobileBeacon

Mobile Beacon is dedicated to providing affordable, mobile, high-speed internet access to schools, libraries, and nonprofits so they can better carry out their missions.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:service provider
Subtopic:infrastructure & communications, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:broadband, Internet, school, library
Telephone:401-934-0500
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

Montana Office of Public Instruction: Farm to School

Farm to School is broadly defined as a program that connects schools (K-12) and local farms with the objectives of serving healthy meals in school cafeterias, improving student nutrition, providing agriculture, health and nutrition education opportunities, and supporting local and regional farmers.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:agriculture & food systems, education & schools, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:farming, food systems, agriculture, education
Telephone:
Link:webpage

U.S. News and World Reports: Education

This site has several different search functions: state statistics, individual school reports, comparative evaluations across the county, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:education & schools, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, Local Government & Services, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:education, demographic data, demographics, educational support, school
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Safe Routes to School in Small Rural Communities: Challenges and Strategies to Accessing Funding

This is a brief brief produced by the National Center for Safe Routes to School and written by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership provides an overview of challenges and strategies to implementing Safe Routes to School in small rural communities. It describes state outreach, technical assistance, and partnership approaches that support rural communities and highlights two communities that have successfully used federal funds to improve safety and accessibility for walking and bicycling.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:education & schools, transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:transportation, transportation planning, infrastructure, school, funding, rural community, technical assistance, active transportation, bicycle transportation
Telephone:703-476-5371
Link:webpage

Small Towns, Big Ideas: Case Studies in Small Town Community Economic Development

This searchable database (authored by UNC School of Government & the North Carolina Economic Development Center) includes case studies about planning and implementing economic development strategies in small towns with populations of fewer than 10,000 residents. This collection of case studies is a response to the demand from civic leaders in North Carolina for real stories, from real places that are confronting real challenges similar to those facing small communities everywhere.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, data source
Subtopic:business assistance, marketing & assistance, rural community issues & solutions, entrepreneurship & small business, tourism, Business & Economy, Community Building, Recreation & Health,
Tags:economic development, community development, leadership
Telephone:919-966-5381
Link:webpage

Social Capital Building Toolkit

Social Capital Building Toolkit by Thomas Sander and Kathleen Lowney is an October 2006 publication of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The comments and framework in this document are designed to help communities thinking about social capital and present them with hypotheses that they can pressure test through field experimentation.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:assessment tool or guide, process guide
Subtopic:assessment & evaluation, collaboration & community engagement, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building,
Tags:social capital, assessment, outreach
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Wyoming After School Alliance (WYAA)

The Wyoming Afterschool Alliance (WYAA) supports and promotes quality, education-based out of school time (OST) programs that positively impact Wyoming's youth and families. WYAA is a connects afterschool providers resources, technical assistance and training opportunities.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:technical assistance, information source, training
Subtopic:community & capacity development, Community Building,
Tags:educational support, technical assistance, training opportunities, resource development
Telephone:307-335-9922
Link:webpage