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SOAR Summit ’23

October 03, 2023, 8:00 AM - October 04, 2023, 3:00 PM
Join us for the 2023 SOAR Summit, presented by Appalachian Wireless and the Appalachian Regional Commission, at the Corbin Arena on October 3-4. Registration is $75 and includes: Two full days of programming. Breakfast, lunch and snacks on both days. The SOAR Summit…

Appalachian Big Ideas Festival

October 05, 2023, 2:00 PM - October 07, 2023, 12:00 PM
Appalachian Big Ideas Festival (ABIF) announces its programming and line-up of dynamic talent, panelists, and performances for the 2nd annual event to be held throughout Hazard, KY October 5-7th. ABIF is a three-day experience of insightful storytelling, arts, culture, and community building. Registration is now open for the…

ARC Announces Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellows for 2023-2024 

New class of 40 fellows represents public, private, and nonprofit sectors across Appalachia’s 13 states  Washington, DC, September 26, 2023—Today, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced the 40 fellows selected for the 2023-2024 Class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute, a free leadership and economic development training…

Appalachian Leadership Institute Alumni

Since 2019, nearly 160 Appalachians have gradated from ARC’s Appalachian Leadership Institute. After traveling the region, learning important capacity building skills, and getting to know fellow Appalachians, these leaders will continue to take lessons learned back to their communities to strengthen the region. Meet the Appalachian Leadership Institute alumni.

Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellows

Class of 2023-2024 Meet the current Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellows. The current class of 40 fellows represent a spectrum of sectors and experiences from across Appalachia’s 13 states. Each fellow brings a unique perspective on the Region’s diverse economic developmental challenges, opportunities, and strategies. Together, they will lead Appalachia’s future.  Alabama…

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MagCor Industries: Expanding Mississippi’s Recovery Ecosystem 

In Appalachian Mississippi’s 24 counties, the manufacturing, transportation, and logistics sectors have major potential to create new workforce opportunities – especially for individuals in recovery from substance use disorder (SUD). However, the region is lacking local capacity to launch a coordinated, comprehensive recovery ecosystem to help these populations successfully access…

Cherokee, South Carolina, Pickens, Union

South Carolina Office of Rural Health: Dreaming Up New Recovery Solutions  

Recovering from Substance Use Disorder (SUD) can be a vicious cycle, especially when it comes to accessing the treatment and support services needed to successfully secure meaningful employment. Furthermore, it’s not just an individual who feels these effects, but entire communities. In upstate South Carolina, public services in Cherokee,…

State of Tennessee ARC Pre-Application Workshop

September 27, 2023, 11:00 AM
The State of Tennessee Appalachian Regional Commission Pre-Application Workshop covers an overview of the ARC region of Tennessee, TN ARC Regional Plan, ARC Funding, Performance Measures, Match Funding Requirements, and common issues on ARC Applications. Register Here…

Request for Proposals: READY Community Foundations Training Program

ARC is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to administer the READY Community Foundations training program, which will help executives, staff, and board members of Appalachian community foundations learn and improve skills for effective operations, fundraising, and programming. Proposals are due October 6, 2023. READY Community Foundations RFP – pdf…

Request for Proposals: Development of ARC’s Capacity-Building Strategy

ARC is seeking contractual support in the development of a strategy for long-term capacity-building in the Appalachian region for fiscal years 2025-2029. Proposals are due September 30, 2023. Development of ARC’s Capacity-Building Strategy RFP – pdf 380 KB RFP – Questions and…