Measuring Rural Community Vitality

Measuring Rural Community Vitality

Rural Community Vitality Measurement Initiative

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is leading a 30-month applied research and analysis initiative focused on deepening understanding of effective practices for quantifying rural civic engagement, social capital and community well-being. It will also demonstrate methods for municipal evaluation of community impacts and social return on investment.

#1 RURAL MUNICIPAL COUNCILLOR PROFILE

#2 RURAL YOUTH ENGAGEMENT SHOWCASE

  • Youth Engagement Showcase Videos:

 

#3 NEWCOMER ENGAGEMENT: BUILDING SOCIAL CAPITAL IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

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Dufferin County Case Study

  • InfoGraphic
  • Case Study Report

Huron County Case Study

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  • Case Study Report

Northumberland County Case Study

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  • Case Study Report

#4 FIVE (5) COMMUNITY IMPACT CASE STUDIES

  • Baldwin
  • Huron County
  • Northern Bruce Penninsula
  • Northumberland County
  • West Carleton

#5 THREE (3) COMMUNITY WELL-BEING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS

  • Centre Wellington Community Foundation
  • Headwaters Communities in Action
  • Oxford County

#6 FACT-FINDERS GUIDE TO LOCAL AND REGIONAL DATA

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Download Big Data for Small Places Work Book

#7 RURAL FORESIGHT PAPERS

For further information please contact:

Mark Cassidy
Project Manager
Rural Ontario Institute
P: 519-826-4204
E: mcassidy@ruralontarioinstitute.ca