Thank you to everyone who supported Winrock in the GlobalGiving challenge last month! With your generous support of the Mata no Peito Initiative
, Winrock successfully completed the challenge, raising more than $7,000 to benefit community forestry projects in Brazil. Winrock also earned permanent membership on the GlobalGiving website to raise funds for other deserving projects
Thanks to a new hydropower plant, a village in Georgia has reliable access to energy for the first time since 1988. The plant, an outcome of a Winrock-implemented and USAID-funded project, opened last month.
Winrock’s 2010 Global Projects & Financial Statement is now available online. The annual publication provides a financial report of the organization as well as an account of Winrock’s projects and their global impact .
On Oct. 20, the National Food Hub Collaboration will present a webinar on funding for food hubs. Three food hubs will describe their operations and funding needs, while a panel of funders and fundraising experts will advise how best to pursue funding. The collaboration is a partnership between USDA, Wallace Center at Winrock International, National Good Food Network, National Association of Produce Market Managers and Project for Public Spaces. Register for the webinar today.
Recently, Lauren Nichols of Winrock’s American Carbon Registry (ACR), was selected for the Climate Change Fellowship offered by Partners of the Americas through the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. One of nine fellows, Nichols represented Winrock and ACR in Colombia during the fellowship, July 30-Aug. 5. Nichols worked with climate change professionals and organizations on citizen diplomacy surrounding climate change issues that affect communities.
Last month, Winrock's Lisa Davis was elected to serve on the Delta Leadership Network Board as the Arkansas alternate. Governance of the Delta Leadership Network comes from a board of directors elected by network members. The Delta Leadership Institute creates opportunities for a corps of leaders to receive specific training in the areas of innovative leadership, change strategy, collaboration and project management.
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