Strengthening Rural Families: P-3 Community Foundation

Building a Community Coalition to Advance Rural Family Economic Success

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

December 1, 2006


This brief describes how a community foundation was started to address the needs of the working poor in rural Florida. Key to providing finanical education and money management services to struggling families, the P-3 Community Foundation established strong community partnerships.

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Key Takeaway

Economic Success for Rural Families

The P-3 Community Foundation – which integrates the Casey Foundation’s Rural Family Economic Success (RuFES) framework – is helping low-income, rural families in three Florida counties achieve self-sufficiency through financial education and money management services.

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