Resource Database

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U.S. Census Bureau: The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) collects and provides data every year to help communities plan investments and services. It provides general demographic data, information about how people commute to work, general education levels, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, transportation, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, financing, education, economic data, planning, transportation, transportation data, demographics
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Link:webpage

U.S. Census Bureau: American Fact Finder; Housing, Economic and Geographical Data

The American Fact Finder is similar to the Census site, but with more detailed analytical charts, graphs, and data sets. It provides comparative analysis of people, industry, and geographies; you can also compare this information to past census statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, demographics
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Housing Resources

This online guide authored by the USDA provides rural housing information on funding programs, technical assistance, housing data and informational resources from housing organizations.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:affordable housing, housing, funding, technical assistance
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of the Interior

The DOI site provides links and information about every major bureau and land use office in the United States. Further the DOI funds projects that encourage preservation of National Historic Landmarks


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:historic preservation
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Link:webpage

Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities

Provides information on funding and technical assistance opportunities available from HUD, DOT, EPA, and USDA, as well as examples of how rural communities across the country have put these programs into action.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:technical assistance, resource guide, funding resource
Subtopic:housing & real estate, transportation, conservation & environment, agriculture & food systems, rural community issues & solutions, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:rural community, funding, technical assistance, housing, transportation, environmental quality, agriculture, farming
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Link:webpage

Foundation for Rural Service

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA. The Rural Broadband Association, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. FRS provides a variety of programs, ranging from youth-based initiatives and educational materials to consumer awareness and rural economic development. To fulfill its mission, FRS develops and disseminates information about rural telecom issues and encourages the support of community-based telecom providers and the communities they serve. FRS also provides annual grants for programs in rural communities to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, organization, information source
Subtopic:economic development, infrastructure & communications, rural community issues & solutions, Business & Economy, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building,
Tags:broadband, telecommunications, youth, rural community, economic development, communications technology
Telephone:703-351-2026
Link:webpage

Homefair.com

Homefair.com provides information regarding Relocation, cost of living, real estate, apartment availability in towns all over America. If you're relocating, get the info about your new town.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:housing & real estate, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:real estate, housing
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Link:webpage

US HomeTownLocator

US HomeTownLocator provides geographically localized information and data for states, counties, and citys across the United States.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, mapping resource
Subtopic:planning, local government, Local Government & Services, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:demographics, data collection, mapping
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Link:webpage

Montana Economic Developers Association (MEDA)

Montana Economic Developers Association (MEDA) is a private non-profit organization created to increase the effectiveness of local economic development efforts by acting as a statewide resource for its membership.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization, technical assistance, training
Subtopic:economic development, organizational development & assistance, development & smart growth, rural community issues & solutions, urban issues & solutions, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:economic development, information, training opportunities, professional development
Telephone:406-563-5259
Link:webpage

Montana Preservation Alliance

The Montana Preservation Alliance provides assistance to communities and owners of historic properties. Programs are provided concerning advocacy, outreach & education, restoration & training, and documentation.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, training, technical assistance
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, organizational development & assistance, business assistance, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:historic preservation, heritage, training opportunities, information
Telephone:406-457-2822
Link:webpage