Benefitting Underserved Communities Through Community Development Efforts


Cooperative Extension, a "one-stop shop" for community education and outreach, is considered a hub that can bolster resource access for members of underserved communities by connecting with community development organizations.

Cooperative Extension teams up with industry specialists and local, state and federal organizations to deliver relevant research-based knowledge to community members. Extension specialists render community members with information on a slew of topics including agriculture, business, nutrition, emergency management and parenting.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other

Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.

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