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Southern Maryland Nonprofit Needs Assessment

To better understand the capacity-building needs of area nonprofits, the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland has partnered with Network for Good to administer this brief needs assessment. Your participation in this assessment will help us identify your organization’s most common challenges and opportunities for growth. Prior to beginning the assessment, please note the data-points we’ll  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council’s 2019 Strategic Plan Survey

The Rural Maryland Council is in the process of currently updating its Strategic Plan. We need your input on how well you think the council is performing by participating in our 2019 Strategic Plan Survey. This survey is only eight questions long and will only take five minutes to complete. Voice your opinion on what  Read the Rest…

NEW Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator

The Rural Maryland Council is looking to hire a Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing the RMC’s Executive Director with administrative, policy, and program support and coordination by performing essential duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as other duties that may be assigned. This position requires outstanding organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills,  Read the Rest…

Forest Action Plan Listening Sessions

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, in concert with the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology of the University of Maryland, will host six public listening sessions in May to aid in the development of Maryland Forest Service’s 2020 Forest Action Plan (FAP). The FAP assesses the current state of the forest resources and lays  Read the Rest…

F3 Tech Pre-Accelerator Program

The F³ Tech Pre-Accelerator is a program focused on viewing the traditional industries of agriculture and seafood through the lens of innovation and technology.  Through the coordinated networking of serial entrepreneurs, mentors, coaches, industry and subject matter experts, along with investors, F³ Tech aims to position Maryland as a leader in the sectors of agritech, aquatech, and envirotech.  Read the Rest…

Federal Lab Consortium’s Eastern Shore Tech Transfer Seminars

Join us at one of the 2019 FLC Eastern Shore Industry Days to learn how you can work with a federal laboratory to leverage resources and expertise for your business success! Federal laboratories offer valuable resources such as ready-to -license technologies, facilities, funding, programs and consulting services to businesses and entrepreneurs eager to accelerate their  Read the Rest…

Collaboration, Cooperation Highlight RMC Meeting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — There was a packed board room for the April 5 Rural Maryland Council’s spring executive board meeting. RMC’s executive director, Charlotte Davis, and her staff assist agencies applying for grants to fund local and regional projects. A variety of these projects were featured at the meeting. According to their material, “The RMC  Read the Rest…

Fort Ritchie Community Center to host teen summit

CASCADE — Youths from around the area are invited to attend a teen summit April 27 focused on job skills and career planning. The Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade, on the former Fort Ritchie property, is hosting its inaugural summit as part of its youth job skills development program. The program and summit are  Read the Rest…

Rural Aspirations 2.0 Request for Proposals

The Rural Maryland Foundation is requesting proposals to create a brief film highlighting innovative agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, and other economic development projects currently taking place in the 18 rural counties. The film will be used as a marketing tool to educate non-rural residents and legislators of the importance of supporting and strengthening rural communities and  Read the Rest…

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