Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Preliminary Survey of State Programs Supporting Rural Community Development

Tags: Community Economic Development, Research

Client Name: Aspen Institute

Client Type: Education/Research Institution

Year: 1995, 1996

Location: Washington DC

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. worked with the Aspen Institute to survey eleven states supporting rural community development. The purpose of the work was to identify the role of state government in supporting communities after they have completed some type of community plan. Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. prepared a paper titled, “From Planning to Action: What States Have Learned About Helping Rural Communities Implement Strategic Community Economic Development Plans,” distributed at a national meeting of State Rural Development Councils