Small Towns, Big Ideas

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Select as many criteria as you like and press the Submit button.  Critieria under the same heading will be combined with OR while criteria from different headings will be combined with AND.  Selecting no criteria will return all results.

For example, choosing "Industrial Development," "North Carolina" and "Iowa" will return results matching "Industrial Development" in either "North Carolina" or "Iowa."

Community Type

Towns that are recreation or retirement destinations or adjacent to an abundance of natural assets
Towns with historic downtowns or prominent cultural or heritage assets
Towns with or adjacent to a college campus
Towns adjacent to a metropolitan area or interstate highway

Strategy / Tool

Industrial development
Business retention/expansion
Workforce development
Tourism
Entrepreneurship
Downtown development/revitalization
Arts/Creative economy
Cluster-based development
Residential development
Smart growth
Transportation
Broadband
ED Finance
Philanthropy
Strategic planning
Leadership development
Org/Partnership development

State

Arkansas
California
Georgia
Indiana
Iowa
Maryland
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oregon
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia

Population

0-999
1,000-1,999
2,000-2,999
3,000-3,999
4,000-4,999
5,000-5,999
6,000-6,999
7,000-7,999
8,000-8,999
9,000-9,999
10,000 +

Type of Case Study

Long, analytic case studies
Short, descriptive case studies