Context Matters: Recommendations for Funders & Program Developers Supporting Implementation in Rural Communities

Louison, L., & Fleming, O.

This white paper explores how funders and program developers can partner with rural communities to achieve improved outcomes for individuals and families. Research on implementation of health and human services programming over the past decade demonstrates that achieving outcomes requires not just effective practices or strong communities, but three aligned and interdependent implementation components.

Citation: Louison, L., & Fleming, O. (2017). Context matters: Recommendations for funders & program developers supporting implementation in rural communities. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, National Implementation Research Network.