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Resources by Topic: Philanthropy

Case Study: New England
Results of a field study focused on two rural funding organizations in Maine and New Hampshire, documenting how philanthropy and community can work together to support rural vitality. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Rural City Part of Groundbreaking Heart Disease Prevention
Podcast focused on a model from rural New Ulm, Minnesota for preventing cardiovascular disease using a partnership between the town's medical center, the community, and a foundation. Features the Director of Operations from the New Ulm Medical Center, the Director of Population Health and Professional Education from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, and the program's project advisor. Part of AHA's Rural Report Podcast Series.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Family Funders – Always Important in Rural Communities
Details the role of family foundations in rural philanthropy. Discusses the differences between urban and rural philanthropic work.
Author(s): Allen Smart
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Family Philanthropy
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Building a Field of Rural Philanthropy: The Case for Creating a Rural Philanthropic Network
Report outlines rural philanthropic networks and how they can benefit rural communities. Provides guidance for setting up networks and establishes key stakeholders in rural communities.
Author(s): Allen J. Smart
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Philanthropy WoRx
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Case Study: New Mexico
Reports the results of a field study focused on rural New Mexico documenting how philanthropy and community can support rural vitality. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Building Partnerships with Philanthropies: Emerging Strategies for Rural Communities
Report details strategies for rural communities seeking to build partnerships with philanthropies. Summarizes information featured in the Rural Philanthropy Toolkit.
Author(s): Alycia Bayne, Alana Knudson, Katherine Groesbeck, et al.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
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Case Study: Northeastern Iowa
Results of a field study documenting how philanthropy and community can work together to support rural vitality. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Summary Report to the Field #5: What Does Equity Mean for Rural Philanthropic Work?
Part five of a series discussing the rural philanthropic work of ten foundations across the U.S. focused on equity. Covers multiple definitions of equity and the placed-based strategies to benefit rural communities.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University
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Summary Report to the Field #4: Foundations Supporting Rural Leadership Programs
Part four of a series discussing ten, past and present, rural leadership programs supported through foundation funds. Summarizes trends in rural leadership programs.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University
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Summary Report to the Field #3: State and Regional Philanthropy Serving Organizations and Rural-Focused Activity
Part three of a series discussing the results of an examination of state and regional philanthropic support organizations (PSO) to determine their current rural philanthropy efforts and level of support.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University
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