Issue Area: Rural Development

1000 Friends of Maryland

We live and work in Maryland, home of the Chesapeake Bay, vibrant and diverse natural areas, historic towns and cities, and a natural and built resource base which has the potential to provide a rich quality of life. We want a future for our state that secures for all citizens …

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1000 Friends of Wisconsin

1000 Friends of Wisconsin was created in 1996 to protect and enhance Wisconsin¬ís urban and rural landscapes by providing citizens with the inspiration, information and tools they need to effectively participate in the decisions that have the greatest impact on community health: where we live, work, learn, play and how …

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300 Committee

The 300 Committee is a private, non-profit land trust dedicated to protecting and preserving open space for the citizens of Falmouth Massachusetts. Founded by a small group of volunteers in 1985 on the 300th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Falmouth, it is now the largest private land …

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4RKids Inc- 4RKids Inc works collaboratively with other organizations in identifying need in the different communities and contributing to those identified as the most financially challenged. – There is a partnership relationship with organizations such as churches, The Salvation Army, CEAP, Toys for Tots and many others. – The specific …

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80-55 Coalition for Rural America

The 80-55 Coalition is a growing nonpartisan group of advocacy, policy and research organizations dedicated to strengthening rural America. Together, we work toward educating policy makers and key decision makers on rural issues to ensure economic prosperity, increased cultural and social contributions, and the preservation of open spaces that intrinsically …

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A Glimmer of Hope

A Glimmer of Hope is a family foundation primarily focused on making a sustainable difference in the lives of the rural poor of Ethiopia by way of its innovative direct aid, self-help approach. A Glimmer of Hope¬ís goal is to help the Ethiopian people help themselves and by engaging at …

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A Self-Help Assistance Program ASAP

ASAP is a small organization with a big vision. A world without poverty. Our mission is to cultivate self-reliance in Southern Africa. Since 1992 ASAP has been committed to working in partnership with rural African communities, assisting people in their efforts to improve their own lives. By working together with …

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A World Institute for A Sustainable Humanity (AWISH) – Bolivia

A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity (A W.I.S.H.) is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide models and support for life sustaining activities that integrate solutions to poverty and the environment while fostering self-reliance.Projects:International Fruit Trade for the Preservation of Tropical Rainforests in BoliviaTwo Square Kilometers of …

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