USDA Announces 47 Rural Communities and Regions that will Receive Technical Assistance to Help Build Long-Term Economic Growth

“Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced the names of 47 rural communities and regions that will receive technical assistance (PDF, 141 KB) to help create and implement long-term economic development plans.”

Community Roots is excited to be providing technical assistance to six northeastern recipients, as a parter with the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) team. The six recipients in the Northeast are:

  • Rural Outreach Center, New York

  • Letchworth Gateway Villages, New York

  • Tioga County Rural Economic Area Partnership, New York

  • Town of Fair Haven Economic Development Committee, Vermont

  • Town of Bristol, New Hampshire

  • The Conservation Fund, New Hampshire

For more information, see the USDA press release at