“Stronger Economies Together (SET)” Program Open for Regional Applications in 13 States
Stronger Economies Together (SET) is a tool that has been used by 55 rural multi-county regions across the U.S. to develop, refine, and implement economic blueprints for their regions, including CEDS. SET is a partnership between USDA Rural Development, the four Rural Regional Development Centers, the Purdue Center for Regional Development, and state-based Cooperative Extension staff. Phase V of SET is being offered in 13 states. Rural multi-county regions may apply through May 7. For more information on SET, click here. For the application forms for each state, click here. The contact people for each state are listed in that particular state’s application.