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February 15, 2019

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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.

Apply now for 2019 Rogers Scholars program

The Center for Rural Development is now accepting applications for the 2019 Rogers Scholars program. Rogers Scholars, an intensive one-week summer program, provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for rising high school juniors in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to seize their potential as the region’s next generation of leaders. “I am very […]

Register now for 5K Glow Run & Walk!

You’re invited to attend the 6th Annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run and Walk!

This event benefits The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program – a week long leadership and entrepreneurship development program for upcoming high school juniors from 45 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

No-cost soft skills training workshops

The Center for Rural Development’s Business & Community Training Center is presenting a new series of no-cost soft-skills training courses. The instructor-led courses will provide critical, in-demand soft skills training for employees and job seekers in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. “Sometimes employees have the technical skills needed to do a job, but they fall short in the […]

Cumberland County Fiscal Court holds philanthropy workshops on giving and endowment building

 BURKESVILLE, KY — Cumberland County Fiscal Court completed its 2017 ARC Flex-E-Grant project where they held three philanthropy workshops in August through October. The fiscal court was awarded $5,000 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is administered by The Center for Rural Development, to partner with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District […]

Group develops strategic plan for regional economic development association

MCKEE, KY — The Jackson County Development Association concluded a 2017 ARC Flex-E-Grant project that resulted in the development of a strategic plan and a regional economic development organization for Clay, Jackson, Lee, Leslie, and Owsley counties. The Jackson County Development Association was awarded $8,800 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is […]

City of Louisa continues rehabilitation of Lockview Park

LOUISA, KY — The City of Louisa recently concluded a 2017 ARC Flex-E-Grant that involved the construction of an observation deck and educational display about Lockview Dam. The City of Louisa was awarded $9,100 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is administered by The Center for Rural Development, to build upon its […]

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