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Breaking Down the Walls between Community and Philanthropy

PhilanthropywoRx is a consulting and partnering organization engaged in efforts on a local, regional and national level to promote and implement better philanthropic practice –particularly at the convergence of community, field building, research and grantmaking. Rural is a passion and a specialty- the R is for rural.

Whether working on internal or external foundation practice, PhilanthropywoRx brings an experienced and objective sense of how foundations can best match their own needs with the needs of their communities. The work of philanthropy must be joyful while concurrently supporting and energizing communities. Equity is front and center. PhilanthropywoRx is all about creative application for results. This is no boilerplate exercise.

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L-R: Allen Smart, Rev. Cory Anderson of The Winthrop Rockefeller Fund, David Jordan of the United Methodist Health Ministries Fund and Nichole Maher of the Group Health Foundation

Breaking Down the Walls between Community and Philanthropy

PhilanthropywoRx is a consulting and partnering organization engaged in efforts on a local, regional and national level to promote and implement better philanthropic practice –particularly at the convergence of community, field building, research and grantmaking. Rural is a passion and a specialty- the R is for rural.

Whether working on internal or external foundation practice, PhilanthropywoRx brings an experienced and objective sense of how foundations can best match their own needs with the needs of their communities. The work of philanthropy must be joyful while concurrently supporting and energizing communities. Equity is front and center. PhilanthropywoRx is all about creative application for results. This is no boilerplate exercise.

conference photo
L-R: Allen Smart, Rev. Cory Anderson of The Winthrop Rockefeller Fund, David Jordan of the United Methodist Health Ministries Fund and Nichole Maher of the Group Health Foundation

Rural Philanthropy As a Long-term Strategy — Advancing Health Podcast

By Staff | July 31, 2020

Allen recently was a guest on the Advancing Health podcast with Joy Lewis, AHA vice president for strategic policy planning. They discussed the imperative for rural hospital leaders to develop long-term strategies where community engagement and philanthropy meet for the good of communities’ health. When properly positioned for the long-term, philanthropic relationships with both the…

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