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Community Development

  • Number of participants who improved knowledge of local food and agricultural systems
  • Number of adult participants acquiring the skills needed to serve as a volunteer
  • Number of participants acquiring knowledge and skills to convene and lead inclusive groups
  • Number of participants that increase their knowledge of disaster preparedness planning, mitigation and recovery
  • Number of participants who increased their awareness, knowledge or skill in business related topics (e.g., management, product development, marketing, business structure options, business law and/or liability)
  • Number of participants who developed new jobs skills
  • Number of volunteers who report serving in new or expanded volunteer roles
  • Number of participants who report new or expanded leadership roles and opportunities undertaken
  • Number of community networks Extension is directly engaged with linking diverse sub-groups and focused on enhancing community well-being
  • Number of new alliances or networks formed
  • Number of (e.g., community and economic development, land use, disaster, etc.) new, revised or adopted plans that have begun to be implemented in communities, organizations, local governments, or businesses
  • Number of participants who adopted disaster preparedness and mitigation practices
  • Number of businesses created, retained, or expanded due to Extension’s community and economic development programming or technical assistance
  • Number of local food value chain businesses created due to Extension’s programming or technical assistance
  • Dollar value of in-kind resources contributed by organizations or community
  • Value of grants received by organizations, communities, or Extension where Extension was instrumental in initiating, facilitating, or providing technical assistant in the development of the grants to support community or economic development work