Community Improvement, Capacity Building

Renewing the Countryside II

  • St. Paul, MN
  • http://www.renewingthecountryside.org

Mission Statement

Assist rural areas in environmental and economic development

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Program 2
  3. Program 3
  4. Program 4
  5. Green Routes
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Rural Communities throughout the United States.

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms Jan Joannides

Keywords

Self-reported

Youth, Green Tourism, Local Foods, Rural, Family Farms, Economic Development, Quality of Place, Sustainability

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Also Known As

Renewing the Countryside

EIN

20-0189339

 Number

6658603876

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Economic Development (S30)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (K01)

Agricultural, Youth Development (O52)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE Outreach to communities to provide information on the Creating a Value Added Community training that RTC is offering with financial support from Northwest Area Foundation. Served on advisory committee for Sow the Seeds Flood Relief fund

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

16186.00

Program 2

RURAL SUSTAINABILITY PUBLIC EDUCATION We worked with out Wisconsin partners to research and develop an outreach plan for the Wisconsin book The Wisconsin book was released in September. Lisa Kivirist led an extensive outreach campaign that including a presence at a number of events, events coordinated by people featured in the books, media outreach, and outreach to policy makers Workshops.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

65013.00

Program 3

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM Worked with media to get coverage on Green Routes as follow up to October 2006 media tour As a result Minnesota Monthly ran story on sustainable travel in February 2007. Articles were also run in Edible Twin Cities, the Wedge Co-op newsletter, The Mix, the magazine of the Twin City Food Co-ops, The Land, and in a number of newsletters. RTC staff me with state legislators and agency and nonprofit leaders to inform them about sustainable travel development in Minnesota.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

119146.00

Program 4

LOCAL FOOD SYSTEM EDUCATION Worked with the Heartland Food Network to help research and design an online website, the Homegrown Heartland Marketplace, that would be a place for farmers to identify potential buyers and buyers to identify farmers who have products they are seeking. Convened a group to design and develop a series of farmer/buyer networking workshops. Coordinated the logistics for setting up these workshops (which occurred in 2008).

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

65013.00

Program 5

Green Routes

Sustainable Tourism

Category

Community Development

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Rural Communities throughout the United States.

Funding Needs

General Operating Funds Program specific funding Green Routes Grow a Farmer Local Food Hero Next Generation Leadership

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Renewing the Countryside II
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Renewing the Countryside II

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms Jan Joannides

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kara Slaughter

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