The State of Obesity 2023: Better Policies for a Healthier America
Presents the latest data available on adult and childhood obesity rates, with breakdowns by state and select demographic characteristics. Examines key current and emerging policies, provides funding opportunities, and outlines recommended policy actions. Includes a special feature that examines obesity trends over the past 20 years.
Author(s): Molly Warren, Madison West, Stacy Beck Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health view details
The Center on Rural Innovation's 2022 Impact Report
Annual report for the Center on Rural Innovation (CORI) describing accomplishments in 2022. Highlights their consulting work, community building, research, investments, tech workforce development, broadband advocacy, and goals for 2023.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center on Rural Innovation view details
Sourcebook: Delta States Rural Development Network Program, 2020-2023
Provides an overview of the twelve Delta States Rural Development Network grantees funded during the 2020-2023 grant period, describing overall program impacts and reach. Also provides detailed profiles of each grantee, including partners involved, services provided, outcomes, and more. The Delta States region comprises Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Understanding Climate Disaster Resilience with BEAD
Webinar demonstrating the Broadband Climate Risk Mitigation Tool, a tool highlighting the risk to broadband infrastructure from natural disasters at the census tract level. Also provides information on climate related vulnerabilities to broadband infrastructure and using the tool to apply for Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) funding. Transcript available by selecting three dots under video and choosing "Show transcript."
Date: 08/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Center on Rural Innovation view details
Four Mindsets for Funding Economic Mobility in the Black Rural South
Highlights opportunities for philanthropy to contribute to economic mobility in the Black rural South, based on conversations with nonprofit leaders, cooperative extension staff at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), funders, researchers, and others. Identifies 4 mindsets that, if changed, could impact the effectiveness and support of existing institutions that are already active in the Black rural South. Features statistics on per capita grantmaking from 2010-2014 with breakdowns including the Alabama Black Belt and Mississippi Delta region, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia.
Author(s): Mike Soskis, Angie Estevez Prada, Mark McKeag, Rich Pierre, Cynthia Phoel Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National 4-H Council, The Bridgespan Group view details
Impact Extra Episode - Rural Health on Life Support Emergency Rural Health Care Grants
Podcast episode featuring Farah Ahmad, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Discusses how USDA Rural Development (RD) invests in rural communities, including improving access to healthy foods in rural communities. Provides an overview of the Emergency Rural Health Care Grant program, which helped increase access to COVID-19 testing and vaccines, rural healthcare and telehealth services, and food assistance.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: Impact! Communications, Inc. view details