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Partnership Opportunities – Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty is excited to offer multiple partnership opportunities to foundation partners.

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Baylor Collaborative
  • #Agriculture & Food
  • #Health
  • #Philanthropy
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West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days | July 17-19

West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days is designed, organized, funded, and planned by community leaders from West Texas. It provides rural nonprofits with access to funding sources, opportunities for collaboration, and capacity-building services to more effectively meet the needs of rural West Texas communities.

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West Texas RPD
  • #Philanthropy
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Texas Nonprofit Helps Rural Towns Secure Infrastructure Improvement Grants

Texas Rural Funders spoke with the Public News Service Radio about our Grants Hub, which offers federal and state grant opportunities, along with grant writers who can be hired to assist rural governments or organizations with applications.

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Public News Service Radio
  • #Philanthropy
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Funding Rural Podcast

Funding Rural is a podcast about how philanthropy can better serve rural communities and spark systemic change.

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Finding Rural Podcast
  • #Philanthropy
Grants
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TRF Grants Database

Find current grants and our grant writer list here.

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TRF
  • #Philanthropy
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Systems-Change Philanthropy: It’s Essential, and It’s Our Responsibility

Policy engagement — fundamental to improving the social and structural determinants of mental health — has always been a strategic priority for the foundation, which has become a trusted resource for mental health and substance use policy issues in Texas. Yet, the state’s mental health and substance use policy community is limited in size, capacity, and training.

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Hogg Foundation
  • #Philanthropy
  • #Policy
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Five Texas Rural Funders Supporting Rural Communities in the Lone Star State

As part of their series on funders who support rural communities, Inside Philanthropy featured five place-based funders supporting rural communities in Texas, including five Texas Rural Funders!

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Inside Philanthropy
  • #Philanthropy
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Institute for Local Self Reliance

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance is a national research and advocacy organization that partners with allies across the country to build an American economy driven by local priorities, accountable to people and the planet.

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Institute for Local Self Reliance
  • #Philanthropy
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Finding Funding for Nature-Based Projects

Website from the National Wildlife Federation that aims to connect stakeholders (including community planners) with sources of federal funding for infrastructure projects that incorporate natural elements.

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National Wildlife Federation
  • #Energy & Environment
  • #Philanthropy
Data & Tools
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Rural Data Gateway

Tool from the U.S. Department of Agriculture features Rural Investment Dashboards to expand access to Rural Development financial data, highlighting Rural Development investments for people in rural America.

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United States Department of Agriculture
  • #Capacity Building
  • #Philanthropy
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Texas Nonprofit Council

The Texas Nonprofit Council is comprised of up to twelve leaders from the nonprofit sector who provide front-line perspective and insight to state agencies, as authorized by the Texas Legislature in Senate Bill 993 (2013 R).

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Texas Nonprofit Council
  • #Philanthropy
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Federal Broadband Funding Guide

Updated Federal Broadband Funding Guide to provide a one-stop-shop of resources for applicants.

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National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • #Broadband
  • #Philanthropy
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Pathways to Digital Equity: How Communities Can Reach Their Broadband Goals–and Philathropy Can Help

Guidebook that helps communities evaluate and meet specific connectivity needs. It outlines community needs and how philanthropy can help.

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Benton Institute for Broadband and Society
  • #Broadband
  • #Philanthropy
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To Seize ‘Unique Moment,’ Rural Areas Need Help Building Capacity

Opening remarks from the 2022 Investing in Rural America Conference highlighting important ways to build rural capacity, including: helping communities write grants, creating pools of match funding, and building local capacity.

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Daily Yonder
  • #Capacity Building
  • #Philanthropy