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Nineteen Rural Communities Selected for Capacity Building Program

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Nineteen rural communities from across the state have been selected to participate in a unique new program to increase their capacity to plan, implement, and manage economic development programs and opportunities.  The Rural Community Capacity (RC2) program, a pilot initiative from the Commerce D

New Grant Program Launched to Transform Rural Communities

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022

The Rural Transformation Grant Fund, a new source of support for rural economic development in North Carolina, is now accepting applications from local governments seeking to overcome challenges that limit their economic competitiveness.  The North Carolina Department of Commerce and its Rural Ec

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