Community and Economic Development programs help communities resolve local problems with objective information and educational assistance. These program also help communities determine long-range plans of action on such issues as economic development, community services, community planning and visioning, land use, and community resource management.

The Cumberland County Extension Office and its staff actively participate in many of the county's and city's events to support community and economic development. The county agents serve as members of the Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce,Cumberland County Tourism Commission, Cumberland County Fair Board, 21st Century Community Learning Advisory Councils, Family Resource Youth Service Center Advisory Council, KY-ASAP, Cumberland County Farm Bureau Board, and the Cumberland River Bluegrass Festival.

 Visit the Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce website http://www.cumberlandcountychamber.com/