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POWER Initiative
2018 Webinar Series

ARC hosted four educational webinars in February and March 2018 in support of the 2018 POWER Initiative request for proposals. Additionally, a technical-assistance webinar was held in August to offer guidance on applying for the second round of 2018 POWER funding. Recordings of the webinars, as well as PDFs of the webinar slides, are available through the links below.
Thursday, February 8, 11:00 a.m. ET
An Overview of What's New in the 2018 POWER RFP
As of December 2017, ARC had awarded $94 million through the POWER Initiative to help coal-impacted communities in 250 Appalachian counties diversify and grow their economies. This webinar discusses the goals and objectives of ARC's POWER Initiative in 2018 and what's new in the POWER 2018 funding request for proposals.
Featured speaker: Karen Fabiano, ARC POWER Initiative Manager
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See the webinar slides (PDF: 760 KB)
Thursday, February 15, 11:00 a.m. ET
Good Grant Guidance for the 2018 POWER RFP
Successful grant proposals require planning, coordination, and organization. This webinar offers tips and tricks on how to prepare a strong, effective, and complete grant application.
Featured speaker: Jeff Schwartz, ARC Program Manager
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See the webinar slides (PDF: 390 KB)
Thursday, February 22, 11:00 a.m. ET
Understanding Appalachia's Coal Industry Ecosystem
ARC recently published a new research series examining how Appalachia's coal industry ecosystem is being impacted by change in the coal industry. This webinar examines key findings from the research and discusses how this new analysis may be helpful in understanding the economic landscape in Appalachia's coal-impacted communities.
Featured speaker: Dr. Julie Marshall, ARC Senior Economist
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See the webinar slides (PDF: 2.4 MB)
Thursday, March 1, 11:00 a.m. ET
Finding the Right Match to Meet the 2018 POWER RFP Match Requirements
Every funding proposal submitted to ARC, including those made through the POWER Initiative, requires a financial match. This webinar discusses ARC's match requisites and how to meet them.
Featured speakers: Molly Theobald, Director, ARC Division of Community Investment; and Nancy Eyl, ARC Assistant General Counsel
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See the webinar slides (PDF: 350 KB)
Tuesday, August 14, 11:00 a.m. ET
2018 POWER Initiative Round Two: What's New
This 30-minute technical assistance webinar on the application process for the second round of 2018 POWER Initiative funding provides an overview of required application elements and offers technical tips on preparing an application.
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