Resources

11.04.2019 -

The Online Opportunity Gap: How CDFIs Are Helping Bring Broadband Access to Rural Communities

Millions of people living in rural areas and on Tribal lands lack broadband access, which puts them at an increasing disadvantage as more of our daily life moves online. Learn how CDFIs are helping to close the digital divide.

12.07.2016 -

A Grassroots Solution to Rural Poverty That Traveled All the Way to the White House

Together with parents and community leaders, MCAEOC began mapping out and implementing a multi-generational strategy to address the needs of both vulnerable children and their parents, with the goal of increasing parents' employment and education and improving the health and well-being of their children and families.

5.22.2015 -

Succession Planning for CDCs - Archived webinar

Rural LISC hosted two Rural CDC partners and a guest from Twin Cities LISC for a look at smart succession planning strategies for CDCs both rural and urban.

4.28.2015 -

Archived Webinar - Rural Economic Development

Rural LISC convened some of its CDC partners for a panel discussion of successes and unique challenges in bringing economic development and job growth to communities in Rural America.

4.02.2015 -

Transforming Rural Communities Into Healthy Communities

Learn why rural counties are home to some of the unhealthiest communities in the nation and how to help address some of the problems that the communites face.