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Economic and Rural Development

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Provides information on resources and tools available to rural communities.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

"The community development function within the Federal Reserve promotes fair and informed access to financial markets for communities and individuals, recognizing the particular needs of underserved populations."

United States Department of Commerce.

"The U.S. Economic Development Administration's investment policy is designed to establish a foundation for sustainable job growth and the building of durable regional economies throughout the United States."

University of Wisconsin. Cooperative Extension Service.

"This web site is, "designed to help local business leaders, entrepreneurs, developers, and economic development professionals understand the changing marketplace and identify business and real estate development opportunities that are both realistic and sensible for the downtowns in

Rural Sociological Society.

"...  a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application, and dissemination of sociological knowledge."