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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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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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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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The Influence of a Place-Based Foundation and a Public University in Growing a Rural Health Workforce
Case study of a partnership between the JF Maddox Foundation, the University of New Mexico's Office for Community Health, a local community college, and local community hospitals in southeastern New Mexico to increase healthcare access through workforce recruitment, training, and health promotion efforts. Discusses the healthcare needs of the rapidly growing rural community of Hobbs, NM and describes outcomes and lessons learned from the private-public partnerships that responded to those needs.
Author(s): Robert Reid, Evelyn Rising, Arthur Kaufman, et al.
Citation: Journal of Community Health, 44(2), 292-296
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
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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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