Community and Economic Development Programs of the Cooperative Extension Service bring resources available at the University of Kentucky to local communities interested in improving their quality of life.

Programs available include:

  • Demographic and Social Analysis
  • Economic Analysis
  • Asset Based Community Development and Needs Assessment
  • Strategic Community Planning
  • Public Policy Education
  • Leadership Development
  • Building Cooperation and Collaboration
  • Existing Business Retention and Expansion

Guiding Principles of Community and Economic Development Programs are:

  • Local implementation of projects
  • Broad citizen participation
  • Total development, both economic and social
  • Building leadership skills for future projects
  • Strengthening the community’s human resources
  • Building on unique assets of the local community

Click here for UK Cooperative Extension Community Economic Development Initative of Kentucky

Click here for Clinton-Hickman County Chamber of Commerce

Click here for Fulton-Hickman County Economic Development Partnership

Click here for Kentucky Great River Road Organization