Rural Philanthropy in Tough Economic Times - Challenges and Opportunities
Last Update: Thu, December 11, 2008
Headlines have told the stories of the losses felt by millions – retirement savings; company downsizing; businesses closing; shrinking endowments. Little is often said (or understood) about the resources of rural communities. And even less is told about the impact of those communities in this roller-coaster economy. Join key foundation leaders as they discuss how rural communities are enduring in these financially uncertain times—and what opportunities may be on the horizon. This is conversation will continue in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the William Jefferson Clinton Library, later this year, but you can join now to learn the latest on issues facing rural areas.
Tue, May 05, 2009 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Charlotte F. Lewellen-Williams
Center on Community Philanthropy
Darryl Kevin Lester
HindSight Consulting, Inc.
Felecia L. Jones
Black Belt Community Foundation
National Rural Funders Collaborative
Karl N. Stauber
President & CEO
Danville Regional Foundation
Peter H. Pennekamp
Humboldt Area Foundation
Sherece Y. West, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
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