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JOIN THE NETWORK

We're a network of rural entrepreneurs and community leaders using proven strategies to spark business growth in small-town America. 

OUR WORK 

 

The Rural Ideas Network sparks growth for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ecosystems in rural communities.

BECOME A MEMBER​

 

We're a national association designed to help rural business owners access tools and strategies to spark business growth in small-town America. 

 

Basic membership is free, so get started today!

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BUSINESS TOOLS

 

The Rural Ideas Network is built to help businesses in small towns grow. Businesses like yours.​

We help hundreds of owners each year and 87% of them report positive growth after working with us. We can help you, too!

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FOR BUSINESSES

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FOR COMMUNITIES

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BUSINESS SUPPORT

 

You know business growth is critical to your community's success but don't have the time or capacity to do it all.

 

Our Business Lab service has already helped dozens of communities solve this problem.

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COWORKING SPACES​

 

We help dedicated partners in communities across the country launch and operate vibrant, sustainable coworking and innovation spaces.

Find out if our Coworking Solutions® are right for you.

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INNOVATION WORKS®

 

Learn how to deliver a proven innovation process that helps businesses, schools, and governments identify and move great ideas forward.

Let's unleash innovation and create value together.

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NETWORK COMMUNITIES

Dozens of communities across the country are partnering with the Rural Ideas Network and using proven strategies to spark growth. View community resources here >

SUPPORT OUR WORK

 

If you're a business, organization, foundation, or institution that champions rural entrepreneurship, let's spark growth together!

Our supporters help make our proven tools and strategies available to rural entrepreneurs across the country.

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