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Program Evaluation of ARC's Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Natural Asset-Related Projects

September 2010
Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., with Mt. Auburn Associates and Appalachian State University

This report, prepared by Regional Technology Strategies and issued in FY 2010, evaluated the outcomes of 132 Tourism, Cultural Heritage, and Natural Asset-Related projects through surveys, interviews, and statistical analysis. Results showed that ARCís investment of $10.2 million in tourism projects generated 2, 588 jobs. The study included recommendations to help increase the capacity of small-scale organizations to strengthen tourism in local communities.

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