Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare – Models and Innovations
These stories feature model programs and successful rural projects that can serve
as a source of ideas and provide lessons others have learned. Some of the projects
or programs may no longer be active. Read about the
criteria and evidence-base for programs included.
Other Project Examples
Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care (ECCCC)
Updated/reviewed July 2023
- Need: To bring needed child care to rural Mercer County, North Dakota.
- Intervention: A nonprofit cooperative provides part-time and full-time child care.
- Results: ECCCC currently has about 60 children enrolled, but it had 86 children at the height of its enrollment history.