Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

February 22, 2005

Check-out the new community directory. The Adair County Community Directory has been updated with important information from Child Care to a listing of Important Phone Numbers that everyone should have at easy reach.


EACF Empowering Adair County Foundation

New Location: ADAIR COUNTY ISU EXTENSTION & OUTREACH, 154 Public Square, Suite C, Greenfield, IA 50849

New Phone:  641-743-8412

Contact: Deena Wells

EACF Information Sheet         EACF Application Form



Communities & Business

Data & Decision Makers

Ag Data For Decision Makers

Retail Data For Decision Makers

Employment & Earnings For Decision Makers

Child & Family Data For Decision Makers

Older Iowans Data For Decision Makers


United States

White House

State of Iowa

Senator Grassley

Senator Harkin

Geen Valley Area Education Agency 14

Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Empowerment

Census Bureau

Adair County Communities

Statewide Resources

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Program Builder is a tool where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

  • RECAP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • Nonprofit Management Academies enhance the management skills of those serving nonprofit sector.

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • The CVC facilitates networking among small and medium size rural communities, sponsors policy analyses, engages communities in dialogue, and fosters discussion among rural and urban interests.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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