Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

October 10, 2018

 

Community and Economic Development Website

Community and Economic Development Newsletter

Community and Economic Development Programs 

SETA - Social and Economic Data is now called Iowa Community Indicators Program (ICIP) and is found here:  https://www.icip.iastate.edu

ReCap (Regional Capacity Analysis Program is now called Iowa Community Indicators Program (ICIP) and is found here:  https://www.icip.iastate.edu

December 2, 2019

Schools that want to build a strong team to start or continue to expand a school garden will benefit from a series of five classes offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. School Gardens 101, a five-session course, will be offered this winter in Woodbury County.
 

November 27, 2019

ServSafe Food Safety Training - Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers

October 23, 2019

Save the date for the 25th Annual Centering on Centers Conference.  Friday and Saturday - January 24 and 25, 2020.  Hilton Garden Inn, Sioux City River Front.

June 19, 2019

The 2019 Le Mars Sesquicentennial Pie Contest was held on Sunday, June 16th in Pioneer Village at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds as part of the Le Mars Sesquicentennial events. 

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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