Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development


Yellow Wood brings a special combination of content and process expertise to our work.

We invite you to explore our work.  Recent projects and presentations are listed below.  You can explore additional work using the various tags in the right hand column.

National Cooperative Business Association Wealth Creation Pilot Project

Yellow Wood worked with the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) to conduct a pilot study on the unique contribution cooperatives make to the creation and retention of wealth in the communities and regions in which they operate. We worked…

Opportunity Works Strategy Development Workshop

Facilitated one-day application of You Get What You Measure® for the Community Foundation of Waterloo/Cedar Falls and Northeast Iowa focusing on clarifying the definition of “assets” using indicator analysis in a systems context for self-organizing…

US Forest Service Rural Community Assistance Program

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. worked with Cornelia Butler Flora of the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development and the Heartland Center for Leadership Development to develop and test a training program for measuring progress toward community…