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Rural Project Examples: Philanthropy

Healthy Places NC
Updated/reviewed July 2017
  • Need: People living in under-resourced rural communities in North Carolina have poorer health than those living in urban areas.
  • Intervention: Funded by the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Healthy Places NC is investing $100 million over 10 years in rural North Carolina counties in order to improve residents' health.
  • Results: As of June 2017, the Trust has invested more than $32 million in seven Healthy Places NC counties.