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December 6, 2016

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Apply now for 2017 Flex-E-Grants

Application forms for the 2017 Flex-E-Grants are now available online and will be accepted through Jan. 6.

$175,000 awarded to 17 KY counties

The Center for Rural Development and Brushy Fork Institute recently announced recipients for the 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grants. The grants will help fund 20 different projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities totaling $175,000. Grant funding amounts—and planned projects in each community—are as follows: Stay in Clay —$10,000 – Clay County will utilize […]

ARC funds ReDiscover Louisa projects

When Harold Slone was elected mayor of Louisa, one of the first items on his to-do list was to try to get the riverfront development project off the ground. The city of Louisa is rich in history. The Levisa Fork River and the Tug Fork River join at Louisa to form the Big Sandy River. […]

Malinchak leads by example

More than 100 local business and community leaders got to meet business motivational speaker James Malinchak and learn more about his successful leadership strategies at a free training session at The Center for Rural Development.

ARC grant recipients announced

Ten Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities and organizations have been awarded federal grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to advance strategic planning efforts in the region as part of the latest round of grants presented by The Center for Rural Development.

Accepting applications for ARC grants

In these tough economic times, many communities in Southern and Eastern Kentucky often have a vision for the future but lack the funds necessary to make that vision a reality.

ARC award recipients announced

Ten communities and organizations in Southern and Eastern Kentucky receive ARC grants.

ARDPI mini-grants available

Communities in 34 counties may apply for ARDPI mini-grant funding.

Accepting ARC grant applications

City and county governments and eligible nonprofits may apply for funding.

Center site for launch of philanthropy initiative

Governor Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced $1 million in ARC grants to support the Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative (ARDPI). Governor Beshear joined Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Earl Gohl and other community leaders in Somerset for today’s announcement.

The initiative supports the development of permanent, accessible community foundations in Eastern Kentucky that will work to secure local assets to provide long-term resources for their communities.

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