Building Engines for Rural Endowment: An RDP Thinking and Action Framework

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Framework serves as a guide to help people who lead community foundations think about and act strategically to build more and better permanently endowed assets focused on vitalizing and sustaining rural areas, rural issues, and rural populations.

It does so in hopes of advancing Rural Development Philanthropy- the process and practice of creating and strengthening locally controlled endowment, grant making and community programs to improve rural livelihoods, economies, and community vitality.

Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group