Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)

The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)┬áis a national policy research organization with a mission to: (1) undertake unbiased research and analysis on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America; (2) improve the understanding of the impacts of public policies and programs on rural people and places, using original research and policy analysis; and (3) facilitate dialogue and collaboration among the diverse community, policy, practice, and research interests focused on a sustainable rural America. They examine a range of topics affecting rural areas including Arts & Community, Cultural Wealth, Health, Local & State Policy, and Population & Place.”