Innovation Matters: Funding Opportunities, Publications, Events and Learning

Innovation Matters - August 2020 - Issue 2

Bi-weekly list of funding and learning opportunities in rural America.

New Resource Guide Available Now!

Recreation Economy at USDA: Economic Development Resources for Rural Communities

USDA launched a resource guide to provide rural community leaders and economic development practitioners a complete list of programs at Rural Development, Forest Service, and National Institute for Food and Agriculture that can be used to support recreational economies in rural America.

This resource guide addresses key factors necessary to build a sustainable recreational economy including natural resource management, conservation activities, infrastructure investment, business development and more.

In This Issue:

Spotlight: New Resource Guide Available Now!

Quick Links to COVID-19 Resources

Funding Opportunities
Rural Infrastructure 
    -Economic Development


Event Opportunities