Partners for Rural Transformation (the Partners), a coalition of CDFIs serving areas of rural persistent poverty, was selected in November 2021 through a competitive process to become a a ForbesEQ (Equity Quotient) contributor for Spring 2022. ForbesEQ offers a space for businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations from and serving underrepresented groups to share stories and expertise with the Forbes.com audience.
From February through May 2022, the Partners will share how they are working to eliminate persistent rural poverty. Featured content includes three articles a month, a running ad for the Partners’ Everything Else: Stories of Rural America project, and a monthly social media post by Forbes.
Check out the Partners’ ForbesEQ posts to date:
- America Without Poverty – This Organization is Making It Happen
- Faith And Fate Prove Prosperous In The Mississippi Delta
The Partners comprise 15 organizations, including OFN, and is led by a steering committee of six CDFIs: cdcb (come dream. come build.), Communities Unlimited, Fahe, HOPE, Oweesta Corporation, and RCAC.
Follow the Partners on Twitter to stay up to date with their latest ForbesEQ posts.