Webinar: The State of Rural Philanthropy

This hour-long webinar was a spirited discussion about the current state and future prospects of philanthropy in Rural America. 

Presenters and Moderators (see links for contact information)
Karl Stauber, president and CEO of theDanville Regional Foundation
Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly Magazine
Dan Broun, MDC

PowerPoint:Poverty and Opportunity in Rural & Small Town Settings (Stauber)
PowerPoint:Grants to Rural LISC Groups(Cohen)
PowerPoint: Rural Tables (Cohen)

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