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WealthWorks Article Published in Rural Research Report

The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs has published its Spring 2014 issue of Rural Research Report (Volume 24, Issue 1), featuring a paper by Melissa Levy, Senior Associate at Yellow Wood Associates,…

Urban Community Forestry – USFS Fiscal Year 2015 Grant Applications

This should be of interest to those of you working in community forestry. 
U.S. Forest Service Fiscal Year 2015 Urban and Community Forestry grants: http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac.shtml 

Funding for Food-Related Co-ops

Here is an interesting potential funding source for food-related co-ops that can be used to improve organizational capacity as illustrated. 

The Bowers Fund: http://www.cdf.coop/about-bowers-fund/ 

Nature Based Tourism - a Trip to Helena, Arkansas

I had the opportunity to visit Helena, Arkansas a few weeks ago as part of some work I’m doing with Walton Family Foundation…

Project Update: Biomass Boiler Installation at Oxford Schools

Investments in biomass pre-feasibility studies are starting to pay off. Two Maine schools that received pre-feasibility studies from Yellow Wood Associates in 2012 through the US Forest Service Wood…

Funding opportunities highlighted in the Rural LISC newsletter

Two funding opportunities highlighted in the January 2014 Rural LISC newsletter may be of particular interest to our colleagues.

From the newsletter:

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Thoughts about the WealthWorks Framework: Structures of Ownership and Control

Every so often I find myself thinking about the WealthWorks framework Read more | Jan 19, 2014

Thoughts about the WealthWorks Framework: Stages of the Work

Every so often I find myself thinking about the WealthWorks framework in new or expanded ways. I share these thoughts with the WealthWorks community…

Thoughts about the WealthWorks Framework: Self-interest, shared interest, and common interest

Every so often I find myself thinking about the WealthWorks framework in new or expanded ways. I share these thoughts with our readers and the WealthWorks…

Ryan Coffey of Michigan State University Extension on the WealthWorks Training

The WealthWorks training program provided me with a new understanding of sustainable economic development within an innovative framework that infuses traditional economic development methods with an…

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