Foundation Grants to Rural Community Development Networks Gradually Grow


Rick Cohen, a writer for the Daily Yonder, reports that foundation grants in rural community development corporations (CDCs) are moderately rising since 2006.

Cohen furnishes a Nonprofit Quarterly report that looks at grants to organizations in the rural program of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Rural LISC) and the NeighborWorks Rural Initiative. Cohen's findings will be presented at the National Rural Assembly next week in Bethesda, Maryland.

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