The life experience of older rural Americans can provide an entrepreneurial edge, says a social innovator.Read More...
A suite of online tools is designed to help rural leaders, policy makers, and investors shine the light on the building blocks of economic growth in rural areas and Opportunity Zones.
A change in USDA investment licensing is allowing banks serving rural areas to make private equity investments in businesses. A New York bank has built a partnership with a capital fund to do just that.
Here’s a quick look at a rural subset of a new report on food insecurity published today by the Urban Institute. Once again, the numbers show the diversity of life experiences in rural America.
The Daily Yonder’s newest columnist, Scott Thompson, is a labor economist and former small-town mayor. He will use both sets of experiences to explore economic and social trends in rural America.
A tech project that formed to serve Cape Girardeau, Missouri, will expand its work to rural communities with the support of a U.S. Economic Development Administration grant. The project is among the first set of rural grantees for the…
The Housing Development Alliance in Hazard, Kentucky, found that volunteers referred by the Drug Court were some of their hardest workers. Now the nonprofit organization and others are creating an employment program to help addicts get back…
The Oglala Sioux Tribe may be first to pass a hate crime law providing protections for LBGTQ and two spirit people, but citizens remain divided over decision
Enterprises that received support through Rural Development’s Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program have a much higher survival rate than businesses that did not participate in the program, a new study shows.