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

January 3, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering an online series for early childhood professionals interested in becoming endorsed as an Eco-Healthy Child Care® program. The three session series begins Jan. 8, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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.

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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