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Grants in Place Spotlight: Learning Healthy Living in Rural Kansas

May 23, 2024

A Grants in Place award powers an action-packed learning festival for students at Kanopolis Middle School in Rural Kansas.

Regional Hubs, Kansas, Place-Based Education, Local Philanthropy, Rural Resilience

Kathy Schultz (left) and Brittany Culjan (right) pictured with their student, Killian (middle), dressed as Professor Popcorn, the mascot for the student-led popcorn business.

ROOTed In Place Project Spotlight: Planting Popcorn and Purpose in North Utica, Illinois

April 22, 2024

Exploring the k-8 interdisciplinary education popcorn project in rural North Utica, Illinois.

Place-Based Education, Local Philanthropy

Innovative Place-based Education Projects lead by ROOTed in Place & National Signature Project Award Recipients

January 23, 2024

Our National Signature Project Awardees and ROOTed in Place grantees shared updates from their place-based education project.

Place-Based Education, Local Philanthropy

Western Illinois University’s new Seymour Center for Rural Education Unveiled

October 31, 2023

The ribbon cutting ceremony marked an expansion of the Great River Teacher Corps program on Future Teacher Day.

Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Local Philanthropy, Rural Teacher Corps

Large group photo of all Illinois Teacher Pathway participants.

IL: Collaboration Strengthens Local Teacher Pathways

October 22, 2023

RSC partners with Illinois ROE#33 and Galesburg Community Foundation to convene stakeholders to align and strengthen local teacher pathways.

Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Local Philanthropy, Rural Teacher Corps

The Road to Teacher Pathways

July 31, 2023

Rural Schools Collaborative partners with Illinois Regional Office of Education #33 and Galesburg Community Foundation to develop an action plan for aligning and strengthening local teacher pathways.

Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Local Philanthropy, Rural Teacher Corps

Building Skills and Community through Innovation at Mineral Point

November 15, 2021

Wisconsin school expands media programming with Compeer Financial's Rural Schools Innovation Grant

Local Philanthropy

Please Support Our Work

December 10, 2020

Thanks to you we are giving voice to rural teachers!

Local Philanthropy

Rural Philanthropy in Action: Teacher Mini-Grants from the Knoxville Community Fund

August 5, 2020

Community Foundations Can Play A Vital Role in Supporting Public Education

Local Philanthropy