Volunteering in Under-Resourced Rural Communities: Final Report

Publication Date: January 2004

Publisher: Indiana University. Center for Urban Policy and the Environment

Author(s): Banana Shrestha; Chris Cihlar

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Report

Coverage: Indiana


Center researchers contributed to this report sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation. The goals of this study were to:
1. deepen understanding of volunteer engagement in rural communities,
2. examine the applicability of the neighboring model to rural communities, and
3. identify practices that document and support volunteering and neighboring by, in and with under-resourced rural communities.