Building an equitable future in partnership with rural Colorado

Now more than ever rural leaders and philanthropy need to connect to ensure that rural communities have access to the resources needed to respond and begin recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Community Resource Center (CRC) is committed to creating a space where rural organizations, funders, and civic leaders  can connect, learn, collaborate, and access critical resources through ongoing virtual programming.

State of Rural Funding | June 25, 9 – 11 AM

Rural nonprofits are answering the call of their communities in crisis. Nonprofits are facing even more challenges to raise the funds necessary to accomplish their missions to meet evolving needs. CRC will host a free virtual dialogue to discuss the state of funding for rural nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic and connect nonprofits to resources.

Rural Action Network Convening | July 1, 9 – 11 AM

CRC will convene this free online, collaborative conversation between rural nonprofit professionals, community leaders, and funders to discuss the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the intersections with rural communities.

Rural Funder Development Roundtables | Weekly beginning July 8

CRC will convene funder roundtables, so that foundations can update nonprofits on their grantmaking and priorities relative to COVID-19 – including what has not changed.

Regional Resources and Partnership Building Workshops | Beginning July 28

CRC will host online regional workshops to connect nonprofits, government agencies, and funders to provide links to resources, share information, and make connections. Participants will learn what funding and capacity building resources are available in their regions and build partnerships with one another.

Statewide Rural Forum | September 2020

CRC will bring together nonprofits, funders, and government agencies in a virtual town-hall style forum to address the most pressing needs rural communities are facing this fall and beyond.

Visit CRC’s website to learn more.