Funding Our Rural Future: Creating Vibrant Communities Through Homegrown Philanthropy

Resource title: Funding Our Rural Future: Creating vibrant communities through homegrown philanthropy

Source (copyright holder): North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center

Resource description: This article evaluates the immense value of community-based philanthropy in creating more vibrant, sustainable communities throughout North Carolina. It indicates that in recent years, there has been increasing interest in building on this legacy of rural generosity to improve prospects for long-term economic renewal. Over the past year, The Rural Center has been assessing the potential for homegrown philanthropy, particularly community foundations, to become a stronger partner for economic development in North Carolina’s rural areas.

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Submitted by: Shuang Li, SDSU graduate student

Organization: South Dakota State University

Contact info: mary.emery AT sdstate DOT edu


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