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Registration Opens for 2023 RuralRISE Summit

April 28, 2023 By Coye Gerald

Registration Opens for 2023 RuralRISE Summit

The annual gathering brings together rural organizations including ecosystem builders and non-profits.

For Immediate Release

Washington D.C. (April 28, 2023) – The RuralRISE team and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership Incorporated (RCAP) are delighted to announce that the annual RuralRISE Summit will take place June 20-22, 2023, in Waterville and Skowhegan, Maine. Registration is now open for the upcoming in-person summit, which will include speaker sessions, tours of both Waterville and Skowhegan, networking events, and many other immersive experiences.

Maggie Drummond-Bahl, Strategic Partnership Director for the Maine Connectivity Authority said, “Maine Connectivity Authority is thrilled to welcome the Rural Rise Summit to Maine in 2023! The amazing RuralRISE network is vital to practitioners in our state and rural states across the country. It allows us to learn from and connect with one another in our shared efforts to grow entrepreneurship and innovation in rural communities. We are excited to put Maine communities, innovators, and ecosystem builders in the national spotlight, and welcome colleagues and peers from around the country to our great state!”

RuralRISE continues to utilize summits to bring together entrepreneurial ecosystem builders, non-profits, agencies, and educational institutions from America’s rural communities. These summits offer diverse and supportive places where ideas can flourish. View the schedule and register at


 About RuralRISE

RuralRISE is a national community of organizations working for rural America to increase opportunities and identify challenges in remote and rural communities across the United States. RuralRISE seeks to amplify the programming      and resources available for rural communities, offering a monthly speaker series, annual conferences, newsletters, and extensive networking opportunities. RuralRISE is the voice of Rural America. For more information, please visit or contact us at [email protected]

About RCAP

RCAP is a national non-profit network providing opportunity, assistance, and practical guidance to small communities in all fifty states, U.S. territories, and tribal lands to ensure access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater disposal, and economic prosperity for all rural America. RCAP works together with rural communities and partners across the country to elevate rural voices and build local capacity to improve quality of life, starting at the tap. To learn more about RCAP, visit

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By Coye Gerald