• Iowa's Living Roadways Meeting
  • Yarn Bomb
  • Planting in Tripoli
  • World Refugee Day
  • Start-A-Thon

Recent News

February 20, 2018

Iowa Government Finance Initiative (IGFI) has released the fiscal year ending (FYE) 2017 Annual Fiscal Conditions reports for all Iowa cities.

December 8, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Indicators Portal team has released a City Data for Decision Makers report for all 945 of Iowa’s cities. The reports show population trends, demographics, and socioeconomic indicators such as income, poverty, employment, housing characteristics, and health insurance coverage.

Strategic Plan

The people and programs of the Community and Economic Development (CED) Program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will work with communities--aligning all efforts with the goals of maximizing diversity and inclusivity--to focus on the following five critical issues:

  • Housing
  • Demographics
  • Local Economies
  • Built Environment
  • Civic Engagement and Leadership Capacity