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June 18, 2019

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Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art – June 25th

The Center for Rural Development presents the second part of our eight-part painting series   Explore your creative side in The Center for Rural Development’s new painting series, “Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art”. The Center’s second “Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art” class on June 25th will feature […]

Essential Work Skills training

Unemployed and underemployed individuals can now receive financial assistance for work skills training  The Center for Rural Development is providing essential work skills training classes and financial assistance for unemployed and underemployed individuals in 14 Kentucky coal-impacted counties. The classes include workforce skills training in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Learning to Lead, and Time Management & […]

Introducing The Traveler’s Table cooking series

Welcome to The Center for Rural Development’s new international cooking series, “The Traveler’s Table” You don’t have to book an international trip to enjoy Brazilian cuisine, experience authentic Mexican street tacos, or try crispy Thai fried spring rolls for the first time. Now, you can enjoy, and learn to make, the tastes and flavors of […]

Now offering fiber optic courses

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the KCTCS schools, invites you to continue your education by attending one or more of these Certified Fiber Optics (CFO) training courses, to help you become the most qualified in your field!

Win a houseboat vacation on Lake Cumberland

Enter for a chance to win a fantastic vacation and support our youth in The Center Youth Programs Houseboat Vacation Raffle!

Workforce training courses

Get started building your career and workforce training skills at our Business & Community Training Center.

Now accepting ARC KY-Flex-E-Grant proposals

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), is accepting grant proposals for the 2019 KY-ARC Flex-E-Grant program.

The Center for Rural Development is now accepting online applications for the 2019 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI)

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute’s purpose is to develop future business leaders and entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. High school freshmen, sophomores and juniors from throughout The Center’s 45-county service area are encouraged to apply.

Rogers Scholar alumnus joins The Center for Rural Development to build a brighter future

Sarah Smith, a 2004 graduate of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program, has recently joined The Center as a Marketing Coordinator with a focus on fiber. Smith is an example of how the Rogers Scholars program is helping to build a brighter future for rural Kentuckians.

Grant Writing 201 Workshop: May 2

Do you want to write a grant or have you written one that was not funded? Whether it’s to a federal source or a foundation, knowing the steps to formulating a grant application is key to achieving funding.

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