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ARC Contracts



ARC awards contracts for research on topics that impact economic development in the Appalachian Region, as well as contracts for technical assistance and other services. Requests for proposals (RFPs) will be posted here as they are issued by ARC.

The following RFP is currently open:

  • Appalachian Leadership Institute
    ARC is soliciting proposals from organizations within the Appalachian Region, including nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and other stakeholders, as partners in creating the Appalachian Leadership Institute, a nationally recognized leadership development program that will prepare state and local leaders to work for future improvements in the Region by "thinking and acting regionally." ARC encourages responders to bring forth innovative ideas that will train local leadership through substantive exercises and learning modules and empower Institute participants to take action towards positively impacting the future of Appalachia with collaborative solutions to our Region's greatest challenges. Proposals are due on or before 5:00 p.m. on October 19, 2018.
    Request for proposals (PDF: 100 KB)
    Questions and Answers (PDF: 130 KB)