The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship's mission is to help community leaders build a prosperous future by supporting and empowering business, social and civic entrepreneurs. With our roots and hearts in rural America, we help communities of all sizes and interests by bringing empowering research together with effective community engagement to advance community-driven strategies for prosperity. Click here for a video to learn more about our mission!
Our Solution Area Teams empower community leaders to find their own answers to the economic development challenges and opportunities they face:
News & Announcements
Sept. 26, 2014. The Center helps rebuild a Nebraska Town.
Sept. 10, 2014. Don Macke will lead a pre-conference training session on "The 10 Steps to Building a Culture of Innovation" and act as featured panelist during "Peak Innovation: The Next 20 Years", Oct. 8-10 in Tahoe City, CA. Registration now open!
Normalization and Noise: Inner-City and Rural Entrepreneurship Based Economic Development Leadership | Dell Gines | LinkedInenergizingentrepreneurs
Sept. 4, 2014. How the Center can help leaders push through the "noise" to advance development efforts.
July 23, 2014. New Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative links to the Center's many resources for building entrepreneur-friendly communities.
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Don Macke records interview with Michigan Business Network's Michael Rogers to appear on its radio show, "Business Next".