Available Opportunities

ARC uses Congressionally appropriated funds to invest in the Region’s economic and community development through grants. ARC also issues specific Requests for Proposals for research and evaluation contracts on topics directly impacting economic development in the Appalachian Region.

Explore available opportunities below to learn more about applying for ARC funds.

Request for Proposals

Academies and Institutes

ATP Seeks Colleges & Universities for 2021!

ARC is seeking proposals from colleges and universities across the Appalachian Region to participate in the Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP). As part of the ATP, each participating Institution offers at least one for-credit course in which students address the question, “How do we support community economic development to help build a sustainable future and close the socioeconomic gap between Appalachia and the rest of the nation?” Due Date: April 9, 2021