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Webinar: FY 2021 Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD) Funding Opportunity Tuesday, February 9, 2021  /  2-3 pm MST

We encourage you to join if your work supports regional community development or promotes rural economic diversity.

The Fight Between Cornices and Spreadsheets in Rural America. Which One is Winning in Your Community?

Running the world for the interests of people who only value money will have us fighting with each other over who inherits a planet none of us can live on.

Ronald Reagan – The Importance of Stories

Telling a story, he made me understand, helps make your case in a way that no abstraction can: A story builds an emotional bond, and emotional bonds build trust.

Want a More Equitable Future? Empower Citizen Developers

By the end of this decade, we will have failed if the tech industry is the only beneficiary of tech intensity. Its purpose is the democratic ideal of opportunity for everyone.

5 Rules For Every Business In The New Sharing Economy

The trend in the newer generations is to own less and share more.

The Second Round of The ReConnect Program Invests $10.6 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Wyoming

“Access to a high-speed internet connection is a cornerstone of prosperity, and unfortunately many of America’s rural communities lack access to this critical infrastructure,” USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand said. 

The 10 Dumbest Phrases Used By Economic Developers

(1) “Attract and Retain Business”

Angel-investor leaders applaud SEC’s new ‘accredited investor’ definition – After this change, having sufficient “knowledge and expertise” is all it takes.

Liz Marchi, who now serves as the head of marketing for an interesting new White Fish, Montana-based venture fund named Two Bear Capital, said the decision “embodies Chairman Clayton’s attitude that there shouldn’t be arbitrary thresholds. This will help reach innovators and problem solvers beyond the ecosystem centers.”

America’s Moral Obligation for Universal Broadband

Too little progress has been made to ensure that high-speed Internet is available to all. As the pandemic has demonstrated, far too many still don’t have what they need to function in a virtual world.

Western Governors re-energize economies through job training, grants

Best of the West highlights several economic efforts, from job training programs in South Dakota and Wyoming, to ‘strike teams’ tackling unemployment in California.