USA Opportunity Zones Tool
U.S. Economic Development Administration and Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business launched a new web-based mapping tool to help investors and economic developers target investment toward Opportunity Zones to create positive, socially-conscious change in communities.
This publication provides a roadmap of how to collaborate to meet philanthropic needs.
Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA)
PAYA offers resources and research for workforce development including a new tracker to learn what apprenticeship innovations are happening in your region.
The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) 2019 Annual Report
This publication reports efforts to improve access to capital for female founders, encourage more women to start and grow companies in STEM-related fields, and remove obstacles for women business owners in rural areas.
It’s Time to Connect Rural Health Equity with Community and Economic Development
This article outlines how new research and resources support the critical connection between health, rural community and economic development.
February 16 – 19 | Phoenix, AZ
This NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association event brings together more than 2,200 leaders in the industry that are ready to push the limits with innovative tracks for success to advance communities with accessible and affordable next-generation technology for subscribers to stay connected locally, nationally and globally. GCTC Smart Ag and Rural SuperCluster Workshop.
2020 Agricultural Outlook Forum
February 20 - 21 | Arlington, VA
This year’s plenary panel and several breakout sessions will focus on science and innovation as a driving force with future growth as well as challenges facing farmers.
Rural Youth Assembly
April 2 - 5 | McAllen, TX
The Rural Assembly will host rural and native young adults from across the country to discuss issues critical to quality of life.
May 19 - 20 | St. Louis, MO
The CDFI Symposium will showcase data, research and policy studies that increase understanding of the roles, impact and activity of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).