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Community Economic Development Program

Envisioning Resources

Economic Development Strategies for Rural Communities

Rural Community Building

Four Tenets for Rural Economic Development in the New Economy

Driving a Long-Term Economic Strategy

USDA Community Development Resources

Center for Community and Economic Development

New Directions in Rural Economic Development

Southern Rural Development Center

Rural Development Strategies: Infrastructure

Strengthening Rural Economics: Programs that Target Promising Sectors of a Local Economy

Community Tourism Planning

Rural Grocery Initiative

Thriving Economy

Downtown Development

12 Steps to Downtown Revitalization

Revitalizing Pennsylvania's Small Downtowns

The Main Street Four-Point Approach

Venture Capital

Emerging Development Venture Capital Funds in Appalachia

Vision for the Future of Rural Development Venture Capital

Nontraditional Sources of Venture Capital

Financing Innovation with Community Development Venture Capital

Venture Capital in Rural America

Policy Options for Equity Financing for Rural Entrepreneurs


Tourism Development Toolbox

Promoting Tourism in Rural America

Tourism & Hospitality Research Center, Purdue Univeristy

Rural Tourism: An Annotated Bibliography

Tourism & Retail Development

Fostering Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and Supporting Institutions

Economic Gardening

Creating Wealth in Texas

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education


Education and Training

Rural Health Care

Attracting and Retaining Health Care Providers


Sustainable Agriculture

Agritourism in Massachusetts: It's Role as an Economic Development Strategy

2008 Economic Development Strategies-Agritourism Industry: NJ

Agri-Tourism Workbook

Agritourism: Cultivating Tourists on the Farm

Kansas Agritourism

Financing Economic Development

Economic Development Financing