POWER Initiative Application Information

The POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative targets federal resources to help communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries due to the changing economics of America’s energy production. Since 2015, ARC has invested nearly $316.6 million in 393 projects touching 358 counties across Appalachia through the POWER Initiative.

How To Apply

Request for Proposals

Now Accepting Applications

This RFP gives an overview of the ARC’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative, and the requirements needed to complete a POWER grant application for Fiscal Year 2022.

Pre-Application Workshop

Understanding the RFP

On March 10, 2022, ARC hosted a pre-application workshop for potential POWER applicants to learn more about ARC, the POWER Initiative, and the qualities of a well-rounded application.

POWER Application Portal

Submit Your Final Application Here

Final applications must be submitted on our online application portal by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, April 29, 2022.

Application Resources

Research and Data Resources