Beyond the Headlines: Funding Disasters in Rural Communities
Recording of a December 9, 2021, webinar with panelists from three nonprofits discussing a variety of responses funders can offer when assisting in the disaster recovery efforts of rural communities. Responses include: hiring language or cultural-specific staff; helping survivors access government assistance; supporting community coalitions or long-term recovery groups; and collaborating with regional organizations to build resilience, response, and recovery networks.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Center for Disaster Philanthropy view details
Three Simple Ways for Funders to Make Their Rural Work Authentic
Blog post describing ways that foundations can improve rural philanthropy, highlighting the importance of hiring rural staff, working with firms that have rural experience, and employing a rural equity lens in day-to-day operations.
Author(s): Allen Smart Date: 07/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Family Philanthropy view details
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: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health view details
Maine Health Access Foundation: Reaching Out to Organizations to Provide Directed Grants
An interview with Barbara Leonard and Ruta Kadonoff of the Maine Health Access Foundation. Discusses how the foundation provided unrestricted COVID-19 grants and open competitive grants and partnered with other philanthropies pooling together COVID-19 response funds. Describes the foundation's support for EMS, telehealth, tribal communities, behavioral health, and other concerns important to rural Maine.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 01/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details