Amidst COVID-19, RiverWise has been focused on the following strategic priorities:  


Providing access to information relevant to Beaver County individuals and organizations


Telling the stories of Beaver County residents serving others throughout the COVID-19 crisis


Aggregating community needs, identifying opportunities, and working towards solutions


Encouraging those within our network through writing, gathering, and sharing experiences

Take a look below to see how these priorities are guiding the way we are thinking about community making amidst the Coronavirus crisis.

Beaver County COVID-19 Data Hub

Created by our fiscal sponsor, the Beaver County Regional Council of Governments, this page provides information, maps and resources about the coronavirus response in our area and beyond.

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COVID-19 Storytelling Initiative

In partnership with the Beaver County Listening Library, RiverWise has been capturing stories of Beaver County people and organizations who are helping others in this season of growing need.

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COVID-19 Ideas + Needs Forum

The situation in our region is rapidly changing. This portal is a simple tool to establish public lines of communication about emerging community needs and ideas about COVID-19’s impact on Beaver County.

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Community Builder Corps

Patterned after Depression Era programs, the Community Builder Corps employs recently unemployed individuals to work on three-month long community-focused projects.

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RiverWise Equity Strategy

Equitable access to local, state, and federal resources will not happen by accident. Read about RiverWise’s plan to ensure an equitable distribution of resources amidst COVID-19.

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RiverWise has recently partnered with Rustbelt Mayberry Photography to capture images of Beaver County residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. We’ve included a few of those photos here. You can see the full library at this link.