CIRD's 2016-2017 Request for Proposals for Rural Communities Facing Design Challenges is now open! Up to 6 communities will be selected for the 2016-2017 program. We encourage you to read more about our application, and apply!
From the Blog
October 27, 2015CIRD's 2016-2017 Request for Proposals for Rural Communities Facing Design Challenges is now open!
August 6, 2015Crafting first-rate community outreach materials can catalyze support for your design project. In this post learn more about the tools and strategies you can use to make the most of your effort!
Established in 1991, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design™ has convened more than 60 workshops in all regions of the country, empowering residents to leverage local assets for the future in order to build better places to live, work, and play.
CIRD supports host communities before and after their workshops via informational conference calls and webinars that cover critical topics in community engagement, rural design, partnership development, and workshop planning.