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American Planning Association: Policy Guides & Frameworks

The American Planning Association's (APA) policy guides represent the collective thinking of our members on positions of both principle and practice. They represent APA's official position on issues central to building communities of lasting value. Topics include: Climate Change, Energy, Hazard Mitigation, Sustainability, Housing, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:planning, aging & elderly, homeless, development & smart growth, heritage & historic preservation, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, land use & zoning, redevelopment & revitalization, community & public health, disaster preparedness & emergency response, health & health care, agriculture & food systems, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Local Government & Services, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:aging, aging in place, planning, clean energy, climate change, environmental quality, food systems, energy efficiency, energy, waste management, housing, hazard mitigation, health, historic preservation, homelessness, redevelopment, security, smart growth, development, transportation, water
Telephone:202-872-0611
Link:webpage

American Planning Association: Community Planning Assistance Programs

The American Planning Assoication (APA), through its professional institute AICP, organizes volunteer planning teams tailored specifically to a community's needs. Members offer their time and expertise to people and places where additional resources are needed. This program is supported by volunteer professionals, community contributions, and grant funding.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization
Subtopic:Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:planning, technical assistance
Telephone:312-786-6359
Link:webpage

American Planning Association: Idaho Chapter

APA ID provides resources, training, monitoring, mentoring, communications, lobbying, and other services to and for all Idaho professional, student, and citizen planners.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:development & smart growth, economic development, community & capacity development, redevelopment & revitalization, planning, land use & zoning, Land Use Planning & Housing, Business & Economy, Community Building,
Tags:planning, professional development, educational support
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Link:webpage

American Rivers

American Rivers, a national river conservation organization, combines national advocacy with field work in key river basins to deliver the greatest impact. Using expertise and outreach American Rivers works to protect and restore our nation's rivers.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization
Subtopic:conservation & environment, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:conservation, river conservation
Telephone:202-347-7550
Link:webpage

Americans for the Arts: Grass Roots Growth of Creative Cultures

Interest in having public art in communities has continued to grow throughout the country, specifically in rural areas. As growth continues, it is important for communities to have a basic understanding of planning for public art. As rural areas have their own unique needs, it is important to dive into these aspects as they relate to public art in rural communities. This essay was written as a means to provide an outlook of the current understandings of what make planning and implementing public art in rural areas unique.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:arts & culture, planning, Issues & Opportunities, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:public art, planning, rural communities, arts, arts and culture
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Link:webpage

Anaconda Local Development Corp.

Whether you are a small entrepreneur or a Fortune 500 company, the Anaconda Local Development Corporation (ALDC) with our partners have the desire, resources and dedication to make your expansion or relocation into Anaconda an easy transition for you and your business.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:community & capacity development,
Tags:Anaconda, Local Development, Southwest Montana
Telephone:406-563-5538
Link:webpage

Anti-racism in the Outdoors

Resources related to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion of Black, Indigenous and People of Color in parks and greenspaces.

A resource guide for faculty, staff, students, extension educators, outdoor advocates, volunteers and community leaders as allies of black, indigenous, and people of color in the outdoors.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, United States
Resource Type:Website, information source; nonprofit; data source; organization; technical assistance
Subtopic:recreation, children & families, youth (including at-risk and special needs), active transportation & recreation, collaboration & community engagement,
Tags:anti-racism, Inclusive communities, BIPOC, outdoor recreation, Indigenous, marginalized, recreation, destination development, heritage tourism, rural tourism, tourism
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Link:webpage

Art of the Rural

Art of the Rural' is a collaborative organization with a mission to help build the field of the rural arts, create new narratives on rural culture and community, and contribute to the emerging rural arts and culture movement.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization
Subtopic:arts & culture, rural community issues & solutions, place making & destination development, place making & destination development, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:arts, rural community, creative placemaking, creative place making, arts and culture
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Link:webpage

Art of the Rural: Rural Arts and Culture Resource Guide

The Art of the Rural: Rural Arts and Culture Resource Guide provides users an assortment toolkits, funding opportunities, rural art conference session opportunities, book suggestions, articles, reports, and blogs concerning rural community art.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide
Subtopic:arts & culture, rural community issues & solutions, place making & destination development, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:arts, rural community, creative placemaking, creative place making, arts and culture
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Link:webpage

Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)

Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) is a place-based framework that can help build strong, safe, and healthy neighborhoods and communities. By bringing the community together and focusing on the gifts within, ABCD helps residents, associations, nonprofits, government, and the business community, to act collectively as co-producers of their community’s well-being.


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Resource Type:assessment tool or guide
Subtopic:collaboration & community engagement, redevelopment & revitalization,
Tags:community development, community engagement, creating placemaking, Local Development
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Link:webpage