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Small town and rural economic development

Small town and rural economic development

a case studies approach

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural development -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth -- Case studies,
  • United States -- Rural conditions -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-286) and index

    Statementedited by Peter V. Schaeffer and Scott Loveridge
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsSchaeffer, Peter V, Loveridge, Scott
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90.C6 S63 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16977463M
    ISBN 100275965767
    LC Control Number99043115

    Prioritize in terms of what is needed most from an economic viewpoint and then list in order of what the community will support at this time. Most people want a sense of community, and a rural background is great training in that. Every community and place is different, and communities can modify and refine this tool based on local conditions. One of the biggest challenges, according to Doug Loescher, the centre's director, is that many towns have been trying for years to revive themselves, with little success.

    Your local high school each year pumps out dozens But far too often, individuals and organizations work independently, rather than in concert with one another. The corporate farms tend to be pretty much of an environmental disaster, raising livestock on impervious concrete floors and collecting excrement in giant vats somewhat prone to failure. What are the terms? While there are a lot of viable reasons Life Style: This is recruiting by selling the good points of a community.

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I can attest to this. Direct Loan: Loan repayment terms may not be longer than the useful life of the facility, state statutes, the applicants authority, or a maximum of 40 years, whichever is less Interest rates are set by Rural Development, contact us for details and current rates Once the loan is approved, the interest rate is fixed for the entire term of the loan, and is determined by the median household income of the service area and population of the community There are no pre-payment penalties Contact us for details and current interest rates applicable for your project Grant Approval: Applicant must be eligible for grant assistance, which is provided on a graduated scale with smaller communities with the lowest median household income being eligible for projects with a higher proportion of grant funds.

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It's worth thinking about combining forces into a group of counties that are similar or complementary in what they have to offer to entrepreneurs or employers. Prepare a list of all economic development resources: Every state has a myriad of economic development agencies.

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

It has become almost mandatory in order to receive a Federal or State grant that some element of economic development is being done. But remember that entrepreneurship is the best step in rural economic development. What kinds of funding are available? Such hopes are mirrored elsewhere.

Located at least 80 miles from the next viable community, it had become a source of cheap housing for the few remaining residents. You are looking for input from these sources, not management of your organization by these sources. To give your museum a permanent boost, consider Small town and rural economic development book Museum on Main Street program of the Smithsonian Institution.The main goal of economic development is improving the economic well being of a community through efforts that entail job creation, job retention, tax base enhancements and quality of life.

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