Philanthropic Opportunity Profile

The Center has a new research tool – Philanthropic Opportunity Profile – designed to help community and foundation leaders better understand their philanthropic potential. To learn more, go to Get Started on the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship website.

Resident Engagement Guidebook: Exploring Readiness and Options

The Resident Engagement Guidebook is designed for community foundations interested in engaging residents more deeply in addressing pressing community challenges. It is geared primarily toward community foundation staff and board members, however the resources and tools found in this Guidebook are not exclusive to this audience. Private foundations, community-based organizations and local government may also find […]

Transfer of Wealth in Rural America

Transfer of Wealth in Rural America: Understanding the Potential, Realizing the Opportunity, Creating Wealth for the Future In the book, Transfer of Wealth in Rural America, authors Don Macke, Deborah Markley and Ahmet Binerer share the Center’s transfer of wealth scenarios for the U.S. – a remarkable $15.4 trillion could be passed from one generation to […]

Energizing Entrepreneurial Communties: A Pathway to Prosperity

In the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship’s first book, Energizing Entrepreneurs: Charting a Course for Rural Communities, the authors focus on making the case for entrepreneurship development and provided a roadmap for communities interested in getting started. The Center has honed thier approach and built out our tools and resources to help communities of all sizes create […]