Community Development

Measure Up: A Call to Action — Executive Summary

June 22, 2022  • Community Strategies Group

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This is the Executive Summary for Measure Up: A Call to Action. It highlights six principles for measuring rural development progress to open and deepen conversations about better ways for funders and investors to design programs that consider lower-capacity communities’ realities, needs, and goals. It also contains recommendations for government, philanthropy, and rural practitioners to better measure what matters for rural.

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