The efforts of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and Purdue University Extension Sustainable Communities Extension Program support community planning and sustainable development strategies in communities across Indiana and Great Lakes states.

Multidisciplinary teams offer programs in the following focus areas:

  • Placemaking and enhancing public spaces
  • Land use
  • Green infrastructure
  • Community development
  • Facilitation and strategic planning

To learn more about education and technical resources available for local community planning efforts, visit the appropriate program websites below.

Program Areas