Resources: Economic Development

Center for Community Economic Development (CCED): The Center for Community and Economic Development is the CNRED outreach unit providing community and economic development information and assistance to individuals, local governments and community organizations.  The Center supports Cooperative Extension in all Wisconsin tribes and counties to support work with local businesses, communities and organizations.  Program areas include the Community Preparedness; Asset-based Sustainable Development; Geospatial Regional Economics; Community Demographic and Market Analysis; Business District Market Analysis; Tourism Business Development; Entrepreneurship Development; and Rural Urban Business Market Assessment.

Tourism and Community DevelopmentThis clearinghouse of community tourism resources was created by Dave Marcouiller (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UW-Madison) as a timeless resource to strengthen community-based tourism education and applied research.

Dane County Economic Development: Starting a business? Check out the resources available through the County. Includes resource links for starting a business, financing and capital, business incubators, networking and business associations.