We 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. Our solutions empower community leaders to find their own answers to the economic development challenges and opportunities they face.
Entrepreneurial Communities is a proven framework or roadmap for designing and delivering entrepreneurship strategies that work long-term.
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Don Macke to deliver keynote tomorrow to more than 270 participants and 60 communities, exhibitors and special guests, #IAruralsummit16
The Center and partners will strengthen entrepreneurs and economic outcomes for an 18-county Appalachian region negatively impacted by changes in the coal and coal-fired power industries.