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How the proposed Rural Partnership Program meets capacity needs in rural America

Jun. 24th, 2024, 3PM

Attend this virtual information session to learn how the Farm Bill can strengthen rural capacity and expertise to pursue locally-led solutions.

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The Power of Rural Collaboration and Coalition Building: Lessons Learned and Paths Forward

Jun. 17th, 2024, 4PM

Join our June 17 webinar to discuss capacity development, collaboration, and coalition building.

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Community Foundation Approaches to Housing Impact Investing

Apr. 29th, 2024, 2PM

Come share and learn how community foundations are finding innovative ways to use investment portfolios to partner with local developers & increase housing stock.

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Funders Shift Thinking to Meet Community Needs

Apr. 11th, 2024, 2PM

Fair treatment and meaningful involvement require agencies and funders to shift gears and meet communities where they are. What does it take to make this shift so that communities are treated fairly and meaningfully involved in the funding process?

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The Injustice of Repeated Flooding

Jan. 30th, 2024, 2PM

What structural challenges keep rural communities from addressing repeated flooding? What will it take for rural communities to drive their own solutions to repeated flooding?

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What’s in it for rural? Accessing rural resources in the IIJA, CHIPs, and IRA

Jan. 31st, 2024, 2PM

Join this webinar to hear opportunities that are most significant to rural communities in this historic legislation and what can help unlock investment to meet their needs.

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Designing Scalable Co-Funding Solutions for Broadband and Digital Equity

Dec. 12th, 2023, 5PM

Join this webinar for way to unlock private and philanthropic contributions to help public broadband and digital inclusion funding reach underserved communities.

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Field Based Rural Placemaking:  What Works Fast, Now, and on a Shoestring

Nov. 2nd, 2023, 2PM

Join this webinar for concrete placemaking strategies and takeaways relevant to rural communities of every size—even the most isolated and least resourced.

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Wealth Creation in Rural and Indigenous Places

Sep. 19th, 2023, 2PM

Learn how rural practitioners are advancing equitable prosperity and economic development in a way that embraces and strengthens the unique assets of rural regions.

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Rural Disaster Preparedness: Partnering for Resilience & Resources

Aug. 1st, 2023, 2PM

Join this hybrid event to explore how rural communities can be better prepared and be more resilient so that when disaster strikes, not just the entire community but the entire region can band together and ensure a swift recovery.

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Advancing Regional Action Infrastructure

Jul. 18th, 2023, 1PM

Learn how rural practitioners are advancing regional action infrastructure and how your community can strengthen regional networks and work across communities.

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Recompete Pilot Program Webinar

Jun. 29th, 2023, 3PM

Join our upcoming webinar on on the Recompete Pilot program, which aims to invest $200M in geographically diverse economically distressed communities.