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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 RFPs are currently open:

COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program for Appalachian Nonprofits
ARC invites proposals from qualified organizations to design and execute a technical assistance program that supports Appalachian-based nonprofit organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proposals are due on or before August 12, 2020.

Request for proposals (PDF: 400 KB)

Agriculture and Local Food Activity in the Appalachian Region
ARC seeks proposals from qualified researchers and consultants to examine agriculture and local food activity in the Appalachian Region (Region) using both quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Proposals are due on or before 12:00 p.m. EDT, August 19, 2020.

Request for proposals (PDF: 300 KB)