Our Work In Ohio
In partnership with the Ohio Governor’s Office of Appalachia, ARC is supporting 31 projects in Ohio totaling over $12.3 million in fiscal year 2019. These investments have been matched by almost $35.3 million and are attracting an additional $9.2 million in leveraged private investments in Ohio. They are also creating or retaining 620 jobs, training and educating nearly 2,000 students and workers, and benefitting the 2 million residents in Ohio’s 32 Appalachian counties.
Honorable Mike DeWine
Governor’s Office of Appalachia
77 South High Street, 26th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
In Fiscal Year 2019, ARC and the Ohio Governor’s Office of Appalachia partnered on the following investments and projects.
Investments in Action
Youngstown Business Incubator
State Plans and Strategies
ARC’s current strategic plan is a blueprint for investments at the Regional level. Each of Appalachia’s 13 states develops a companion four-year plan and annual strategy statement outlining its funding priorities for ARC projects.
County Economic Status
Every year, ARC applies an index-based classification system to compare each county in the Region with national averages to understand how counties are performing.
Counties in Appalachia
(32 out of 88 counties): Adams, Ashtabula, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Carroll, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mahoning, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Vinton, and Washington
Local Development Districts
Buckeye Hills–Hocking Valley Regional Development District
Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association
Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission
Eastgate Regional Council of Governments