Events and Workshops

ARC hosts various events and workshops throughout the year to promote our grant opportunities, hear about pressing issues from Appalachians, and to showcase the work of our partners.

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SOAR’s POWER Grant Kickoff

Join SOAR and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) on January 20, 2022 for a FREE informational session in preparation for the upcoming POWER Grant cycle. Topics will include: 7 simple steps to getting your POWER Grant fundedPOWER Grant best practicesAdministration, finance, and reportingThe application process and timeline…

January 20, 2022, 9:00 AM - January 20, 2022, 12:00 PM

2022 Opportunity Appalachia Program Launch

Opportunity Appalachia will host a launch webinar on Tuesday, January 25 from 1:00-2:30 PM (EST) to launch a second, expanded phase of Opportunity Appalachia. The webinar will feature Gayle Manchin, Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, Tom Barkin (invited), President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond,…

January 25, 2022, 1:00 PM - January 25, 2022, 2:30 PM

ARC Governor’s Quorum Meeting

ARC will host a quorum meeting on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., to coincide with the annual National Governors Association gathering. The meeting will be presided over by ARC States’ Co-Chair Governor Larry Hogan and ARC Federal Co-Chair Gayle C. Manchin.

January 30, 2022, 9:00 AM - January 30, 2022, 10:00 AM

ANRC Recipes for Online Success

The Appalachian Nonprofit Resource Center is excited to invite nonprofit professionals and the general public to join a free webinar offering an open forum for knowledge sharing, networking, and learning from experts about how to enhance digital fundraising, brand messaging, and volunteer management efforts to magnify your impact on the…

February 17, 2022, 2:00 PM - February 17, 2022, 3:00 PM

Mini SOAR Summit

The first-ever Mini SOAR Summit, presented by Kentucky Power, is coming to Ashland, KY, on March 7-8, 2022! Join us for breakout sessions, keynote speakers, and interactive discussions focusing on tourism and downtown revitalization. To stay up-to-date on SOAR events, click the link below to…

March 7, 2022, 12:00 AM - March 8, 2022, 12:00 AM

4th Annual Outdoor Economy Conference: “Stewards of Opportunity”

The Outdoor Economy Conference connects, educates, and inspires leaders and doers working to grow the outdoor industry and craft an economy that’s intimately tied to the well-being of their places and communities. Outdoor CEOs, conservation leaders, federal agencies, local officials, state parks to local parks, economic developers to land managers……

April 4, 2022, 9:00 AM - April 7, 2022, 12:00 PM