Communities Creating Their Own Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Research & Engagement, 2013


Attracted and retained working age populations and created entrepreneurial environments that led to community vitality through Entrepreneurial Community Activation Process (ECAP). This project tested the model on eight communities.


Charlotte Narjes (PI), Nebraska Extension
Connie Hancock (co-PI)
Phyllis Schoenholz (co-PI)
Nancy Eberle (co-PI)
Diane Vigna (co-PI)


Nebraska Department of Economic Development
USDA Rural Development
Nebraska Public Power District
Heartland Center for Leadership Development

Contact: Charlotte Narjes,