The Center can work directly with communities to provide a variety of customized services. Services include, but may not be limited to, the following:

Community Assessment

Want to better understand your community’s current situation? The Center will provide an overview of your community’s key demographic and economic data and assist those involved with identifying key assets and opportunities.

Community Survey Development

Interested in surveying your business community or general public? The Center will work with key community leaders to develop survey questions for the business community and/or general population. This service includes working with a small steering committee to develop survey questions, identify a plan for delivering the survey, technical assistance during survey administration, and processing and analysis of survey results.  For more information, click here.

First Impressions Driving Tour

Want to know what first impression your community makes to an outsider? The Center will provide an objective “Outsider’s” perspective on community first impressions. If desired, a presentation of the findings can be delivered to community leaders.  For more information, click here.

Community Convening

Need a neutral facilitator to bring together community leaders for an in-depth discussion of community issues? Interested in holding a public meeting to develop buy-in for community development efforts? The Center will facilitate town hall meetings or small group meetings related to selected community development issues.

Student Service Projects

Looking for a group of volunteers to energize your efforts and provide fresh ideas? Center staff can work with UCA to conduct a service or project for the betterment of your community.

How to Request Assistance?

Please complete the online intake form so that the Center staff may best determine how to assist your community.  The online form can be completed by clicking here.

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Phone: 501.450.3460





Fax: 501.450.5277

Mail: 201 Donaghey Avenue, Brewer-Hegeman 102, Conway, Arkansas 72035