Skip to main content

Rural Project Examples: Philanthropy

Other Project Examples

MoCAP
Added August 2019
  • Need: To help rural Missouri organizations secure funding to improve health outcomes.
  • Intervention: MoCAP provides free grant writing services, technical assistance, and a mailing list of funding opportunities.
  • Results: Since 2010, MoCAP has provided support for over 440 proposals and helped bring in more than $210 million in funding.
Healthy Places NC
Updated/reviewed July 2019
  • 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 to improve residents' health.
  • Results: As of June 2019, the Trust has invested more than $60 million in seven Healthy Places NC counties.
Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities
Added February 2019
  • Need: To improve mental health and well-being in rural Texas.
  • Intervention: The Hogg Foundation has awarded $4.5 million in grants to support five rural Texas communities in developing collaborative approaches to mental health that best fit each community's needs.
  • Results: Five community collaboratives are at the "formation" stage of building a strong coalition. Baseline assessments have been conducted of each collaborative, and community members are now considering next steps.