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Rural Development2019-09-16T13:51:09-05:00


Creative Thinking about Developing Rural Food Systems

May 8, 2014 In this webinar, well explore challenges and responses in building healthy, sustainable food systems in rural areas. Well hear about the work of the Center of Rural Affairs to build up food independence on the Santee [...]

Federal Rural Housing Programs Update

Mar 27, 2014 This webinar will include a brief overview of the housing programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist lower income rural homebuyers, homeowners, and renters. Presenters will cover the funding outlook for the year [...]

Connecting Community Assets with Market Demand for Lasting Livelihoods

Jun 20, 2013 WealthWorks is an innovative approach to meeting the complex challenge of building wealth in areas of persistent poverty. WealthWorks is a bridge between community development and conventional economic development that creates and maintains inclusive non-exploitative demand-driven [...]

Strengthening Rural Organizations through Grassroots Fundraising

May 16, 2013 The National Alliance for Rural Policy (NARP) presents the seventh in a series of Investments in Rural America webinars: Strengthening Rural Organizations through Grassroots Fundraising. Nonprofit organizations located in rural areas often have a difficult time [...]

Sustainable Rural Development Funding: Lessons from the Field

The funding environment for rural development is changing dramatically and Don will share the Centers experience with robust and sustainable funding strategies. He will weave three stories from the field that illustrate a new framework for visioning, designing and [...]

Rethinking Investments in Rural Infrastructure and Access in a Changing World

Aug 1, 2012 This webinar will focus primarily on the need, funding and investment for telecommunications, including broadband infrastructure. Public advocates will identify issues underlying the need for telecommunications infrastructure to rural areas, and associated challenges to funding. Associated [...]