CAPE - Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation. CAPE is dedicated to identifying and sharing best practices for benchmarking community behavioral health.

  • CAPE Behavioral Health Programs Database: This CAPE database is an extensive searchable list of more than 300 behavioral health programs and interventions organized by behavioral health topic/condition and other attributes. Local leaders may consider applying or adapting these interventions to the needs of their local community. Search for programs in the CAPE database using this tool.

    The CAPE team conducted a national representate web-based survey to evaluate mental helath literacy along four dimensions: Depression, Anziety, Alcohol Abuse and Prescription Drug Misuse.

AAPI - Limited English Proficiency Resource Center provides education and technical assistance to AAPIs with limited English proficiency. The center identifies existing and emerging resources, prioritizes topics,and translates material for audio dissemination—all of which help AAPI farmers and fisherman build successful farm and rural enterprises. Hmong community members guide the center, which is supported by several USDA agencies and managed by the NCRCRD.

SBIR -The Small Business Innovation Research Program at USDA provides unique opportunities for the nation’s small businesses to apply for and receive federal monies for research and development to support high quality, advanced concepts related to important scientific problems in agriculture and other endeavors that could lead to significant public benefits. Provides informational and training webinars for Cooperative Extension and other agency personnel to successfully guide SBIR applicants through the proposal writing and submission process.


Rural Health-Economic Development Nexus Workshop
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
90 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401

April 26, 2018 (Reception - 6:00 - 7:30 PM)
April 27, 2018 (Workshop: 8:30 - 4:00 PM)
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