Community Development


UWEX Cooperative Extension Community Development Educators offer education, research and process solutions to government, business and non-profit clients. education, research and process solutions to government, business and non-profit clients in 68 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties.


On February 12, 2018, Live Algoma hosted a Community Conversation on Emotional Well-being at St John’s Church in Rankin. Over fifty individuals came to celebrate bright spots and talk about ways the community can support positive mental health and promote emotional well-being for everyone in the community.

Read more about the Community Conversation here: Community Conversation Summary Notes February 12, 2018


On January 10-11, twelve community development, planning, and architecture professionals from UW Extension and private practices across the State descended on Kewaunee for a Community Design Charrette. Known as the Design Wisconsin Team, their charge from the City was to illustrate concepts and design ideas for high priority areas as identified by the community.

Click here to view the presentation the Design Wisconsin Team presented to over 40 community members at a public presentation on January 11.

Kewaunee Waterfront Presentation







Strategic Planning for Non-profits

The UW-Extension in Kewaunee County wants to provide its services to local non-profits. Strategic planning is key to the success of non-profits, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. Claire Thompson of UW-Extension in Kewaunee County, describes how you should proceed, to place the planning in the forefront of everyone’s mind.






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Links to Community Resource Development Topics

Small Business Planning

Organizational Development

Food Entrepreneurship

Natural Resources

Economic Development

Local Issues

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If you have any questions regarding Community Resource Development in Kewaunee County, please contact:

Erin Dahle – Program Assistant
Phone: 920-388-7141