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About CRS

The Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont is a nonprofit, fee-for-service research and resource center that works with people and communities to address social, economic, and resource-based challenges. A part of the University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences since 1978, CRS supports the research and teaching missions of the university through its work in applied research, community outreach, program evaluation, and consulting services. CRS is also the US Census Bureau's State Data Center for Vermont. More about CRS >>

Mission

CRS works with people and communities to address social, economic, and resource-based challenges through applied research, community outreach, program evaluation, and consulting.

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CRS offers its clients- small businesses, academics, UVM Extension and other UVM offices, community organizaters, health and social service organizations, planners, town governments, and state and federal agencies- professional assistance with: