Economic Development

Looking Forward: ARPA in Appalachia

Gain valuable insight on how the American Rescue Plan Act State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) is poised to add jobs and attract additional investment in a multi-county area in TN. Learn about how a NC local development district is working with their communities to maximize the impact of…

ARISE Pre-Application Workshop

Join us to learn more about ARC’s newest grant initiative – Appalachian Regional Initiative for Stronger Economies (ARISE)! ARC staff will provide information about the RFP, showcase successful project examples, and answer your questions. Register Here…

Let’s Talk Tourism

Join the Appalachian Leadership Institute (ALI) for “Let’s Talk Tourism: A Conversation with Appalachian Leaders,” a Facebook Live discussion featuring current fellows and alumni working to build and advance tourism in Appalachian…

Revitalizing Kentucky’s Energy Communities

Attend a virtual workshop to meet with federal agencies and state officials to learn about available resources and discuss potential pathways for regional economic revitalization. This session is tailored specifically to Kentucky, which is home to two of the top ten priority energy communities identified as most vulnerable to further coal-related job…