In the Network: New Philanthropic Initiative to Support Local Civic Life

In its June newsletter, Rockefeller Brothers Fund shares the Trust for Civic Life’s plan to invest in the local communities where Americans live, work, and experience day-to-day democracy.

“The desire for a different kind of American experience exists, but there is a failure to create the localized civic opportunities that will make it a reality. The Trust is addressing this gap by connecting philanthropy with the local groups and leaders that are pulling their communities together to solve problems and build trust. The Trust is starting with rural communities, a deeply influential factor in America’s democratic future, yet they are regularly left out of the conversation and grantmaking pipeline.”

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