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There’s More to Funding than Grants

2020-03-16T09:59:16-04:00March 13th, 2020|Features, Resource, Tips|

Other Ways to Fund Your Nonprofit Idea by Rebekah Marr, CO.STARTERS Director of Operations & Programs Finding funding is one of the biggest issues identified by community builders. This article is the first in a series focusing on practical ways for nonprofits to sustain their work. Grant cycles.  If you [...]

Navigating the Stages of Community Growth

2020-03-13T15:56:27-04:00November 20th, 2019|Features, Resource, Tips|

A Model for Starting and Sustaining an Entrepreneurial Community By Enoch Elwell Entrepreneurial culture is changing There’s something exciting afoot if you look through the negative national narrative on the decline of small cities and towns across the United States. Despite suffering significant economic loss which spawns a culture of grim survival, a growing [...]

It Takes a Village to Build an Ecosystem

2020-03-13T15:58:00-04:00July 26th, 2019|Features, Resource, Tips|

Exploring the Many Roles of Ecosystem Building By Enoch Elwell, CO.STARTERS Founder & Visionary As the ecosystem building approach to economic and community development gains interest and credibility, the title of “ecosystem builder” has emerged to represent a specific type of community leader. This title signifies important distinctions in the intended outcomes as well as the [...]