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Rural advocates, thought leaders, students and community builders are leading our region toward a stronger, more inclusive future for children and their families. Read their stories here. Looking for Foundation news? See our latest press releases.
Join us on February 2, 2024 from 12-1:00PST for a Q&A with the authors of a recent article on rural community building.
Prior to forming A Greater Applegate, the area’s leading community building organization, the complicated overlap of geography and government agencies challenged residents’ sense of a shared identity and made advocating for their needs difficult.
Field coordinators are at the heart of The Ford Family Foundation’s Community Building Approach. These locally based team members serve as resources and agents for change in their community, whether that community is a rural region or a specific population.