Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

October 5, 2020

The AgVets grant will equip military veterans

Grant Writing 101
October 1, 2020

Grant Writing 101 will provide hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.

September 9, 2020

Visioning Program integrates technical landscape planning and design techniques with sustainable community action

April 22, 2020

Travel experts predict demand

Extension Week Basket
April 13, 2020

Participate & WIN!

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.

  • 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.

  • ICIP 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.

  • 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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