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. 

Programs and Services

ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development specialists provide a wide variety of programs and services. From strategic planning, to grant writing, housing needs assessments, arts engagement and so much more. View this page to find out more about what ISU Extension can offer. 

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Find helpful community resources from ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic development. 

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