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Resources by Topic: Philanthropy

CDFIs 'Make Dreams Come True' by Creating Opportunity in Rural Spaces
Describes the role that Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can play in helping rural areas gain access to flexible financing options to support rural health projects. Highlights how the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and Healthcare Georgia Foundation work with CDFIs to help address rural health concerns. Also features a CDFI recipient of Uplift America, the South Carolina Community Loan Fund, that has helped support a health professions high school.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Health Philanthropy: Coming Together to Meet the Need
Video featuring participants in the Public-Private Partnership in Rural Philanthropy. Highlights the collaborations among the members, both at the group's annual meetings and throughout the year, and how the group helps participants support rural communities.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Health Philanthropy: An Incubator for New Solutions
Video featuring representatives of philanthropic organizations that support rural communities. Covers the potential impact of funding rural projects, including the discovery of innovative solutions.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Case Study: Eastern Washington
Results of a field study focused on the Empire Health Foundation, a private, rural health funder with a service area of 7 counties, including 14 Native American tribes on 3 reservations. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Sustainability Strategies for Community-based Palliative Care
Summarizes themes from two roundtable discussions conducted in late 2018 with 9 rural palliative care programs in Minnesota and surrounding states. Offers examples and resources for sustainability strategies to support community-based palliative care programs.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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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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