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April 23, 2018

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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 […]

Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is certified as a ‘Shovel-Ready’ site

The Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is officially certified as a “Shovel Ready” site for the food and beverage industry after concluding a 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant provided by The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY. The Russell County Industrial Development Authority (RCIDA) received an ARC Flex-E-Grant for $10,000 to contract […]

$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 […]

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