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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



Community Development Initiatives

The reuslts are in! See the 2023 Medina Community Development Needs Assestment report below.

Community Development Needs Assessment Report 2023 

Community Development Needs Assessment Report 2021

The Community Development program in Medina County offers many programs and services such as:

Team Building and Organizational Development

  • Conflict Management and Dealing with Difficult People 
  • The Five Habits of Highly Functioning Teams
  • Strengths Finder for Teams, as well as individual coaching and specific training for managers
  • DISC for Teams

Assistance in Preparing Grant Proposals 

  • Introduction to Grant Writing 
  • You Write the Grant Workshop
  • One on One Grant Coaching

Government Academy

  • Training for Elected Officials and Board Members
  • Public Education on Local Government and Civic Participation
  • CLEs for Attorneys

Strategic Planning and Evaluation of Economic Impact

  • Strategic Planning Facilitation
  • Comprehensive Land Use Plans 
  • Retail Market Analysis
  • Impact Mapping
  • Business Retention and Expansion 


Appreciative Inquiry

  • Appreciative inquiry is a strengths bases approach to problem solving and strategic planning. Kyle White is certified in Appreciative Inquiry through Case Western Reserve University.
  • For more infomration, contact Kyle White at