Affiliate Appreciation Conference 2019
The CFO's annual event explores issues related to philanthropy and development in rural communities, as well as recognizes outsanding regional affiliate foundations through the Affilaite of the Year awards.
Benjamin Winchester, a rural sociologist for the University of Minnesota Extension’s Center for Community Vitality, will deliver the keynote address. Ben has worked both in and for small towns across the Midwest for over 20 years. He conducts applied research on economic, social and demographic topics surrounding a theme of “rewriting the rural narrative” that are vital to rural America.