Community & Economic Development
Number of Programs: 2
Michigan State University Extension is an educational leader in providing support to communities in green and sustainable economic development. Through programs like Stronger Economies Together, MSU Extension facilitates the development of an economic development plan in two regions in the state. Extension educators help counties work together in developing strong economic blueprints that strengthen relationships, build trust and capacity and strengthen "social capital."
MarketMaker is a free, online networking program that uses mapping software and an extensive database to spotlight local resources and help sellers find the right markets for their products on the basis of demographics.