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Making Remote Work Newsletter
Vol. 4 Issue 6


Ecommerce for Rural Business Course
Are you selling products in a brick-and-mortar location and would like to build a website for your business? Signup today for our Ecommerce for Rural Business course to help you kick-start your online business using sales platforms like Amazon, eBay, Etsy, and Shopify.  
Application Deadline: February 24th, 2021.


Rural Business Programs & Incentives

The Rural Co-working and Innovation Center Grant is accepting applications for its second round of funding. Applications are due April 1st, 2021. This grant helps fund professional co-working spaces in rural Utah counties with high-speed internet and equipment so residents can participate in remote work.


🎙 Podcast: Cache Valley Insider
Paul Hill, Professor & Program Director for USU Extension's Rural Online Initiative, talks about the value of remote work, its impact on rural communities across the state, and the future of online work.

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural America
A recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture adds to a growing body of research showing that rural areas will be burdened by the effects of the virus — economic, medical and social — for many years to come. Data from these reports further supports the strategy of remote work education for rural communities.

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