Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Rural Policy Research Institute Community Clustering Initiative

Tags: Evaluation

Client Name: Nebraska Community Foundation, RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Northwest Area Foundation, CFED

Client Type: Education/Research Institution, Non-profit, Foundation

Year: 2005, 2006

Location: Nebraska

Yellow Wood provided assistance to the manager of RUPRI's Community Clustering Initiative in considering how to evaluate progress toward the Initiative's goals related to strengthening local governance. This innovative project uses computer communications to link regional stakeholders and promote unprecedented conversations at a relatively low cost.