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October 1, 2020

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COAL program provides funds for training

Danessa Saylor had her mind set on attending college right out of high school, but the high cost of a college education stood in her way. “I had to turn down acceptance letters from colleges that I was unable to afford,” she said. Without much success on the job front and limited employment opportunities in […]

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.

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 […]

Menifee County develops tourism marketing plan

FRENCHBURG, KY — The Menifee County Fiscal Court completed a 2017 Flex-E-Grant project that resulted in the development of a tourism marketing plan, an online asset map and a social media presence from the county. The Menifee County Fiscal Court was awarded $10,000 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is administered by […]

West Liberty develops an online map of available commercial, industrial properties

WEST LIBERTY, KY — The City of West Liberty recently developed an online database that made a list of commercial and industrial properties available to the public. The city was awarded $10,000 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is administered by The Center for Rural Development. The online-interactive map is part of […]

Lee County Tourism Commission completes 2017 ARC Flex-E-Grant

BEATTYVILLE, KY — The Lee County Tourism Commission concluded its 2017 ARC Flex-E-Grant, which resulted in the construction of trailhead signage and a paddle trail map. The purpose of the project was to get the community together and experience a local river and tourism spot. Over the summer, the tourism commission hosted four paddle trips. […]

Harlan County EDA develops logo, website

HARLAN, KY — The Harlan County Fiscal Court recently completed the 2017 ARC Flex-E-Grant program, administered by The Center for Rural Development, in order to create a website and logo for the Harlan County Economic Development Authority. The Harlan County Fiscal Court was awarded $6,900 to work with the Harlan County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) […]

Union College develops after-school program

BARBOURVILLE, KY — Union College recently completed an ARC Flex-E-Grant project that laid the foundation for an after-school program for area youth. Union College was awarded $9,500 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is administered by The Center for Rural Development, to develop a youth wellness program. Union College developed the program […]

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