Southeast Rural Philanthropy Days (SE RPD) is a regional event that brings together nonprofit organizations with local and statewide funders, businesses, elected officials, and government agencies for a three day conference. The purpose of RPD is to increase resources, collaboration, and the sustainability of the local nonprofit community expanding the relationships and opportunities available.
The Southeast region includes Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero and Prowers counties. The event is planned by a regional Steering Committee. The coordinator position reports specifically to an Executive Committee, including two event Co-Chairs and Community Resource Center staff. The coordinator is a key individual to the success of the RPD conference. She/he is the informational liaison between the Committee, local government and businesses, participants, funders and the community hosting RPD.