"While the many efforts of funders in response to covid-19 have been deservedly recognized, the work of those responding to rural communities’ covid-19 crisis is less well known.Rural cases continue to grow at a quicker rate
than urban cases do—and like in urban areas, theimpacts are disproportionately on rural communities of color
," Allen Smart
in Health Affairs.
Smart recognizes rural-focused funders that have stepped up during the pandemic to help rural areas, highlighting organizations operating at the state and federal level.Click here to read some examples