Center for Rural Strategies

The Center for Rural Strategies is a nonprofit communications organization that seeks to reframe the public discourse that defines rural communities.

By creating accurate and compelling frames through which to view important public policy debate, Rural Strategies builds public support for positive change and provides ways for diverse social- and economic-justice organizations to work together around a common set of actions.

http://www.ruralstrategies.org

Grants

Diversify Appalachia Communications Initiative
The project will create an environment in which diverse just-transition organizations can individually and collectively advance their goals of building stronger local economies and draw the region away from its reliance on extractive industry.
Amount $40,000
Year(s) 2017-2018
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Movement Support Organization
 
Diversify Appalachia Communications Initiative
The Center for Rural Strategies seeks to take advantage of a strategic moment to build a communications infrastructure that supports Eastern Kentucky efforts to diversify the coalfields' economy and move toward a more sustainable, green, and just post-coal economy
Amount $40,000
Year(s) 2016
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Movement Support Organization
 
EDGE Funders Alliance Just Giving conference
Travel to the EDGE Funders Alliance Just Giving Conference
Amount $1,135
Year(s) 2016
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Travel
 
Diversify Appalachia Communications Initiative
Create a campaign for a just economic transition in East Kentucky
Amount $40,000
Year(s) 2015
Region Eastern Kentucky
Primary Approach Movement Support Organization