Investing in Native Communities: Philanthropic Funding for Native American Communities and Causes
Provides access to information about funding in Native communities, and helps practitioners connect with organizations and peers who are grounded in philanthropic work across a range of issue areas. Features statistics including amounts and percentages of annual foundation funding explicitly benefiting Native Americans from 2002-2016, and lists of top foundations and top recipients of grant dollars explicitly benefiting Native Americans in 2015 and 2016, with breakdowns by organization and U.S. region.
Date: 2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Candid, Native Americans in Philanthropy view details
Summary Report to the Field Number 1: Rural Group Recommendations for National Funders
Blog post discussing the results of questionnaire responses from 22 people representing national rural groups in areas including education, broadband, transit, housing, and healthcare workforce development. Offers recommendations for ways in which national funders can most effectively promote the work of rural groups.
Date: 08/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Campbell University view details
Voices from the Field: Rural Organizers on What They Need from Funders
Summarizes findings from interviews with rural organizers
to identify their philanthropy needs and areas of concern.
Offers guidance for supporting rural philanthropy,
specifically highlighting five areas: defining
characteristics of rural communities; race equality;
prosperity and economic sustainability; electoral power and
civic engagement; and philanthropy and organizing
opportunities. Covers recommendations and lesson learned to
inform future rural philanthropy efforts.
Date: 06/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Neighborhood Funders Group view details
Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders
Outlines challenges facing older people, people with disabilities, and people in areas with few mobility options. Includes a section on funding strategies for rural transit. Describes successful programs, defines mobility as a social determinant of health, and explores approaches for improvement, including new partnerships with healthcare providers and telehealth.
Date: 05/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Grantmakers In Aging view details