Facing South (September 16, 2013) -- Despite the South achieving significant strides in overall economic growth over the last several
The Daily Yonder (May 29, 2013) -- The work of the Barry Community Foundation in Michigan is an example of how a foundation’s role extends beyond grantmaking to becoming a communit
The Daily Yonder (April 2012) - Now, Sacred Pathways has taken on a new partner and another mission to nourish the local community.
The Press-Register (AL) (December 2011) - In an October guest essay for the Press-Register, Max Rose offered some sound ideas to improve the status of poor people in Alabama. Mr.
The Daily Yonder (September 2011) - Beginning even before Hurricanes Katrina and Rita slammed rural communities along the Gulf Coast in 2005, MDC, a Durham-based non-profit, starte
The Daily Yonder (November 2011) -- For the sustainable agriculture movement to reach its economic potential in rural communities, decision-makers and policy leaders need to find
Community and Economic Development (October 2011) - Research shows that the most vulnerable residents in a community (e.g., low-wealth individuals, children, the elderly, people wi
The News & Observer (NC) (September 2011) - Poverty has increased among children faster than any other age group.
The Daily Yonder (September 2011) - The folks of Belhaven are strong, an attribute that was born from our faith.
The Daily Yonder (September 2011) - Peacock’s home was one of the worst hit in this town of 1,688, most of the damage from flooding.
The News & Observer (NC) (March 2011) - The EITC brings people into the labor market, which is a boon for employers, for workers and for the local businesses where EIT
Florida Times-Union (November 2010) - The new economy is going to require education after high school.
North Carolina Now (UNC-TV) (February 2011) - According to the report, most Southern states lag not just the U.S.
The News & Observer (NC) (January 2011) - We need to fix an education system bound by early industrial-era structures at a time when we need schools to prepare young p
The Philanthropy Journal (November 2010) - Today, the region needs the bold, innovative, and visionary leadership of philanthropy to help mend the region's leaky educational pipeli
The Charleston Gazette (WVa) (June 2010) - Now, even as it copes with the effects of a severe economic downturn, the South must show it has the civic strength to update its economi
The News & Observer (NC) (October 2009) - We have learned that doing better means working differently: engaging the most vulnerable members of a community in a process