BRE Program Tools

  • BRE training
  • Comprehensive handbook
  • Pre-tested survey questions
  • Program support

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BRE Program Resources:

  • Program Bulletin
  • Journal of Extension Article: "The Value in Evaluating and Communicating Program Impact: The Ohio BR&E Program"
  • Fact Sheets:
    • The Value of Community Strategic Plans in Corporate Location Decision-Making (CDFS-1578) NEW 12/8/2020
    • The Role of the Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension in Addressing Community Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Programs (CD-1577) NEW 12/8/2020
    • Business Retention & Expansion Program (CDFS-1562) Updated 9/11/2020
    • Involving Volunteers in a Community-Led Business Retention & Expansion Program (CDFS-1563) Updated 9/11/2020
    • Coordinating a Community-Led Business Retention & Expansion Program (CDFS-1564) Updated 9/11/2020
    • A Business Retention & Expansion Strategy [Distributed Energy Generation Series] (CDFS-DEG2)

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