Rural Development Hubs Executive Summary
In this brief we preview initial topline findings from the Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group’s interviews with more than 40...
Margins to Mainstream: Community Foundations Advancing Family Economic Success
Report serves as a framework for community foundation leaders and partners attending the Margins to Mainstream: Community Foundations Advancing Economic Success Peer-Exchange Workshop.
Building Engines for Rural Endowment: An RDP Thinking and Action Framework
Framework serves as a guide to help people who lead community foundations think about and act strategically to build more and better permanently endowed assets focused on vitalizing and sustaining rural areas, rural issues, and rural populations.
Rural Family Economic Success: A Community Action Idea book
Guidebook is intended to promote Rural Family Economic Success (RuFES) model for helping community development practitioners and policymakers consider ways in which low-income working families can improve their livelihood.
Hand in Hand: Community Economic Development in Tupelo (1999)
It would be easy, contemplating the riveting story of Tupelo’s growth since 1940, to imagine that it is unique, engendered...
Rural Work Force Development: Issues and Strategies for Rural Leaders
Document provides an overview of issues related to work force development and examples of promising strategies for dealing with these issues.
Community Builders: A Process for Revitalizing Rural America
Report entails Community Builders program sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development to help Nebraska towns move into the future.
The Tsunami, Phoenix, Tequila Sunset and Fedex Scenarios
Remarks by Mil Duncan on RSS Session "Rural America, Rural Women, and Public Policy."
Branch Plants and Rural Development in the Age of Globalization
Book provides insight into changing status of branch firm manufacturing in rural areas in light of increasing globalization trends.
Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide: Volume 1: Regional Needs Assessment Approaches
Part I of the Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide.
Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide: Volume 2: Firm-Level Needs Assessment Approachment
Part II of the Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide.
Small Towns, Big Picture: Rural Development in a Changing Economy
Report focuses on refining efforts to take advantage of changing rural economic development opportunities through grounding them in an understanding of certain related and long-term trends.