Archive for January 2018

Rural woRx – America Walks’ Efforts to Get Rural Communities Moving

America Walks is a 20-year-old national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering communities and advocates to create safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active for everyone. The organization provides a diverse network of over 30,000 individual advocates and hundreds of local, state, and national organizations, with the tools, resources, and experts needed…

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Rural woRx – Will 2018 be the Game Changer for Rural Philanthropy?

We end the calendar year –and our first six months of the rural philanthropic project—with a strong sense of optimism. There is a growing recognition that rural communities have been left behind in the current wave of philanthropic theorizing. Importantly, there is an appetite to dig deeper into the ways that rural philanthropy can improve.…

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