Tag: Economic development

One man's quest to enrich his community with education and culture

To tell the story of the Mammoth Lakes Foundation is to tell the story of Dave McCoy, a man who wanted to make his community a place that he could be proud of.

Building grids, making connections

Without consistent and reliable power, rural communities face an uphill battle in managing very real health challenges.

Public art isn't just for big cities

Small towns can be places of art and culture showcased in unique and exciting ways. A tiny town in Nebraska proves just that.

Defending family farmers

Since 1994, Family Farm Defenders has been organizing farmers and consumers to positively transform our food system.

Learning today, leading tomorrow

Two women share their experience with an organization that provides quality educational opportunities to the local community in Siem Reap.

One year later: effects of 2017 North Bay fires on the region’s arts community

A study by Northern California Grantmakers examines how the fires affected a key economic driver in the region, aims to supplement research on the fires’ impact

Historic transfer of wealth offers big opportunities to change the philanthropic landscape

As the nonprofit sector anxiously waits to see how charitable giving will drop as a result of federal tax reform, a new study highlights the opportunities.

The art of neighboring

A Washington-based artist explains the importance of finding culture in small towns, and why connecting with your community is crucial.