Focus Area

Community Competitiveness, Capacity, and Vitality

Golden LEAF awards funds to invest in improving economic competitiveness. Projects include opportunities to promote economic development through critical infrastructure and needs to enable employment of health care professionals.

Projects awarded in this priority area will gather data to support outcomes including:

As well as narrative outcomes including: private investment; new fiber miles; new connections to infrastructure; business start-ups or expansions; number of patient visits; improved financial position of rural healthcare facilities; etc.

Projects are awarded in this priority area through two Golden LEAF programs. Please review the information and links below to determine which program might be best for your project.

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