Rural Economic Development Educational Programs, Research and Resources


Source:The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) at Western Illinois University

Contact: IIRA at Western Illinois University

Phone: (800)526-9943

The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) builds the capacity of community leaders and policymakers by providing technical support, applied research, policy evaluation, and training across the state. IIRA is a clearinghouse for information on rural issues, coordinates rural research, and works with state agencies on issues of importance to rural communities. Educational programs, publications and resources related to rural downtowns and tourism are available here.

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