PCED awarded $215,000 USDA Rural Innovation Challenge Grant

Pierce County Economic Development is pleased to annouce a $215,000 USDA Rural Innovation Challenge Grant award.  This award will be used to provide comprehensive and strategic planning documents for Pierce County and its individual communities.  PCED has partnered with NENEDD, UNL Rural Prosperity and Norfolk Area Economic Development to also provide planning documents and the ECAP (Entreprenurial Community Activation Process) for Madison County, NE and its rural communities in an effort to elevate placemaking and economic development efforts across the region.