More on Rural
Succession Planning for CDCs See what participants learned about smart succession planning for CDCs in both rural and urban contexts in this archived webinar.
Rural Economic Development View the recorded panel discussion from the April 28 Rural LISC webinar, which looked at economic development and job creation in Rural America.
How to Do It Resources
Self-Help Housing Marks 50 Years and 50,000 Homes Learn how self-help housing provides affordable homeownership to rural families.
Creative Placemaking for Every Community Development centered on local heritage and culture resonates in rural communities.
The Rural Data Portal Housing Assistance Council's Rural Data Portal provides national, state and county-level data on the demographic, economic and housing characteristics of U.S. communities.
Comprehensive Community Development in Rural Settings The proceedings of a two-day conference focused on developing and implementing a comprehensive community development program in rural settings.
Visit the Rural Community Development page of the How To Do It section for more resources.
In The News
White House Acts On Rural Child Poverty Faced with rising child poverty in rural areas, the White House Rural Council rolls out a new set of initiatives.
Helping Hands For a Community In Crisis Rural LISC helps a CDC partner offer relief to drought-stricken San Joaquin Valley residents.
Transforming Rural Communities Into Healthy Communities From clinics to cooking classes, rural CDCs find ways to bring healthier living to their communities.
Federal Disaster Policy: Toward a More Resilient Future HUD publication examines federal disaster policy and models for building community resilience in urban and rural settings.
Community Development Through a Rural Lens In Rural America, the community may look a little different, but the goals of community development are the same.
Visit the Rural Community Development page of the In The News section for more stories.
About the Institute
The LISC Institute for Comprehensive Community Development is designed to share knowledge and resources with LISC staff, local agencies in the LISC network and others who are working in the field of comprehensive community development. The Institute website, trainings, webinars and peer-to-peer support are tools that help practitioners and their partners successfully implement comprehensive community initiatives.