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October 05, 2014
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Groups Explore Ways to Help People Left in Poverty by N.D. Oil Boom


The Bush Foundation, led by Jennifer Ford Reedy, gave grants to two community foundations to investigate the needs of a rapidly expanding population with little in the way of charitable services.

To kick-start philanthropy in a region transformed by an oil-mining boom, several business, charity, and political leaders here have discussed forming their own community foundation. Western North Dakota, overwhelmed by a flood of workers and the...

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