MCF Member Information Session: Rural-Urban Bridging Initiative

Friday, March 24, 2023 9:00am - 10:00am CDT

Late in 2022, an idea took hold around rural and urban bridge building. MCF members began exploring how philanthropy can play a leadership role in uniting Minnesotans across difference, especially rural and urban geography, through shared learning and collective impact.

MCF member discussions led to the recommendation that MCF develop a project dubbed RUBI (Rural Urban Bridging Initiative), which we are ready to launch. Join this MCF Member Information Session to learn more about RUBI – and how you may get involved.

During this information session you will:
•    Learn about early plans for the rural and urban bridge building initiative
•    Learn about the role of the MCF member-led steering committee, which will lead a process of discovery, design and community engagement
•    Learn how you can express interest in joining the steering committee
•    Find out next steps coming in 2023

Presenters will include:
•    MCF President Susie Brown. MCF will serve as the administrative hub. 
•    Retired Southwest Initiative Foundation president Diana Anderson. Diana will coordinate the project and support the steering committee.

View the Steering Committee Job Description online here. Submissions are due by noon, March 31.

Log-in details will be provided in your confirmation email.

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