Contract Opportunities

Throughout the year, ARC issues Requests for Proposals seeking contractors to support research and evaluation on topics impacting economic development in the Appalachian Region, or to assist in administering community capacity initiatives. Occasionally, ARC seeks contractors for technical projects that strengthen our internal processes to ultimately better fulfill our mission. Check out the available contract opportunities below.

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.

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.

Request for Proposals

Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Appalachia

ARC is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to assess the needs and gaps of drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in the Appalachian Region. Proposals are due November 15, 2023.