The objective of the survey is to create a base for determining the assets (resources or things that contribute in a positive way to our region) and needs of West Central Minnesota. The survey will be made available to all participants. In the next stage, the participants will have an opportunity to comment, revise, and elaborate on findings that will lead to the final outcome.

INSTRUCTIONS: Please fill out the survey and click on the submit button.

A. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Principal Investigator(s):

 

Organization:

 

Project Goal(s):

 

Status of the Project:

Completed
In Progress
Not Implemented
Other, please specify:

Respondentís Name and Title:

 

 

B. PROJECT PROPOSAL & IMPLEMENTATION

 

B.I. IN GENERAL

Did you achieve the goal(s) of the project?

Please describe the challenges that you have faced with:

 

Please discuss the changes that you would make on your proposal, if you had a chance to start over:

 

 

B.II. ASSETS OF THE REGION

In this section please consider the asset(s) of the region that have been used in your project

 

Description of the regional asset and how it has been used in your project (1):

 

Status of the asset

Abundance of the asset†

Importance of the asset in regional development

Usage of this asset in your project

Current usage of the asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully or develop this asset:

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of the regional asset and how it has been used in your projec (2):

 

Status of the asset

Abundance of the asset†

Importance of the asset in regional development

Usage of this asset in your project

Current usage of the asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully or develop this asset:

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of the regional asset and how it has been used in your project (3):

 

Status of the asset

Abundance of the asset†

Importance of the asset in regional development

Usage of this asset in your project

Current usage of the asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully or develop this asset:

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of the regional asset and how it has been used in your projec (4)t:

 

Status of the asset

Abundance of the asset†

Importance of the asset in regional development

Usage of this asset in your project

Current usage of the asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully or develop this asset:

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of the regional asset and how it has been used in your projec (5)t:

 

Status of the asset

Abundance of the asset†

Importance of the asset in regional development

Usage of this asset in your project

Current usage of the asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully or develop this asset:

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of the regional asset and how it has been used in your project (6):

 

Status of the asset

Abundance of the asset†

Importance of the asset in regional development

Usage of this asset in your project

Current usage of the asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully or develop this asset:

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

 

In this section please consider the asset(s) that you have noticed are lacking in the region.

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (1):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development

Your projectís dependence on this asset

Regionís dependence on this asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development: 

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset: 

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (2):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development

Your projectís dependence on this asset

Regionís dependence on this asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development: 

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset: 

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (3):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development

Your projectís dependence on this asset

Regionís dependence on this asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development: 

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset: 

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (4):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development

Your projectís dependence on this asset

Regionís dependence on this asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development: 

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset: 

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (5):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development

Your projectís dependence on this asset

Regionís dependence on this asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development: 

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset: 

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (6):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development

Your projectís dependence on this asset

Regionís dependence on this asset in general

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development: 

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset: 

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

B.III. NEEDS OF THE REGION

In this section please consider the need(s) of the region that have been addressed in your project

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Description of the regional need (1):

 

Assets of the region to meet this need

Importance of meeting this need

Effectiveness of your project to meet this need

Actions taken to meet this need in general

The reasons meeting this need is important to:

 

Utilized assets to meet this need:

 

Actions taken to meet this need:

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

Description of the regional need (2):

 

Assets of the region to meet this need

Importance of meeting this need

Effectiveness of your project to meet this need

Actions taken to meet this need in general

The reasons meeting this need is important to:

 

Utilized assets to meet this need:

 

Actions taken to meet this need:

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

Description of the regional need (3):

 

Assets of the region to meet this need

Importance of meeting this need

Effectiveness of your project to meet this need

Actions taken to meet this need in general

The reasons meeting this need is important to:

 

Utilized assets to meet this need:

 

Actions taken to meet this need:

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

Description of the regional need (4):

 

Assets of the region to meet this need

Importance of meeting this need

Effectiveness of your project to meet this need

Actions taken to meet this need in general

The reasons meeting this need is important to:

 

Utilized assets to meet this need:

 

Actions taken to meet this need:

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

Description of the regional need (5):

 

Assets of the region to meet this need

Importance of meeting this need

Effectiveness of your project to meet this need

Actions taken to meet this need in general

The reasons meeting this need is important to:

 

Utilized assets to meet this need:

 

Actions taken to meet this need:

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

Description of the regional need (6):

 

Assets of the region to meet this need

Importance of meeting this need

Effectiveness of your project to meet this need

Actions taken to meet this need in general

The reasons meeting this need is important to:

 

Utilized assets to meet this need:

 

Actions taken to meet this need:

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

 

C. OUTCOMES, DISSEMINATION & SUSTAINIBILITY

Overall effectiveness of your project

Please list actions to be taken outside of your project that would increase its effectiveness:

 

Sustainability of your project:

Please discuss the needs to make your project more sustainable:

 

Did you share the project outcomes with others?

If yes, please provide a brief explanation on how. If no, please provide a brief explanation on why not.

 

Did you take any actions to increase the impact of your project?

If yes, please provide a brief explanation on how. If no, please provide a brief explanation on why not.

 

Did you continue to use the project outcomes?

If yes, please provide a brief explanation on how. If no, please provide a brief explanation on why not.  

 

Did you expand your project?

If yes, please provide a brief explanation on how. If no, please provide a brief explanation on why not.  

 

Did you apply for follow-up grant(s)?

If yes, please provide a brief explanation on how. If no, please provide a brief explanation on why not.  

 

 

 

 

D. GENERAL COMMENTS

General comments on regional assets and needs: