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Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare.

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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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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Implementation Plan for the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council
Details the implementation plan for Opportunity Zones in economically distressed communities in rural, suburban, and urban areas. Details the roles of various federal agencies in the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council and the goals for each agency withing the Opportunity Zones program.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council
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Rural Development 2018 Performance Report
Report highlights the performance of investments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development for 2018. Features three successful rural programs funded by USDA Rural Development. Includes a list of Rural Development State Offices.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
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Community Reinvestment Program
Profiles the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO), a rural program that received community reinvestment funding from the Oregon Health Authority to invest in the community and provide care for Oregon's Medicaid recipients using a fixed global budget system. EOCCO engaged a community advisory council (CAC) comprising local individuals that showed an active interest in improving their own and the community's health. EOCCO in turn reinvests the money they receive in projects targeted to improving priority health concerns determined by local community health assessments.
Date: 09/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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USDA Road Trip Through Rural America: Q&A with Anne Hazlett
An interview with USDA Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett. Hazlett discusses the role USDA programs play in addressing rural health-related concerns such as broadband access and shares what she has learned from a series of rural roundtables focused on opioid misuse.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Last Updated: 7/7/2021