Community Development

Community and Economic Development specialists work with county Extension offices, community organizations, local governments, and others to deliver programming in our areas of expertise:  

  • Civic Engagement and Leadership, 
  • Local Governments and Housing, 
  • Small Business Assistance, 
  • Community Food Systems, and 
  • Data and Technology.

ISU Extension CED plays an important role in providing research-based information and resources to sustain communities into the future.  Our people and programs work with communities--aligning all efforts with the goals of maximizing diversity and inclusivity. 

Empowering Adair County Foundation


Location: Adair County Extension Office, 154 Public Sq, Suite C, Greenfield

Phone: 641-743-8412

Administrator: Angie Engles

Hours for Sept. 1 - Oct. 15:
Tuesday, 9:00am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, 12:00pm - 2:00 pm and 3:00pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, 12:00pm - 2:00 pm
Appointments by request

One Annual Grant Cycle - October 15

The grant application deadline is October 15th by 4:30pm to Adair County Extension.

Forms for Empowering Adair County Foundation