Programming on a Blank Slate A case on grantmaking in rural poverty

Imagine starting a new grantmaking program from scratch — no prior grantees, no established procedures, no set objectives. One funder's experience in starting a rural program illustrates some of the questions you'd need to answer.


  • Taking up a new job in a new field
  • Identifying key issues to address
  • Narrowing the field & making your first decisions 
Programming on a Blank Slate


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