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June 2021

SourceLink - Infrastructure for Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Learn how to bring transparency and efficient access to your community's assets with SourceLink, an innovative platform for connecting community resources to its entrepreneurs. Check out our SourceLink podcast episode too!

May 2021

Community Capacity Building:  Shaping the Future of Hometowns

What are the building blocks for community economic development success? In this paper we focus on community capacity building and why it is so important for successful economic development plans. We have a podcast episode on this topic too!

April 2021

Urban America Is Filling Up

What are the next best places to live in America? Find out how the current urban outmigration trend is creating opportunities for rural communities in our latest paper.

 

 

March 2021

e2's Leadership Resource Collection

Community leadership plays an integral part in rural community development success. Download our collection of leadership resources and listen to our podcast episode dedicated to this topic.

 

 

February 2021

Lessons from Central Appalachia:  Entrepreneurial Community Development

How are rural communities in Central Appalachia working to realize the American dream of prosperity? Read how a multi-year effort to build entrepreneurial communities is making an impact. Check out our corresponding podcast episode that highlights inspiring stories of entrepreneurship from the initiative.

January 2021

Top 10 Mega Trends in 2021 Influencing the Future of Rural America

As 2021 launches with promising COVID-19 vaccinations, a recovering economy, and a new national government, we thought it timely to update our 2020 Mega Trends paper and re-release it.