CHECK IT OUT: Fahe’s Lending Directory
Katy Stigers’s Report on Issues Facing Rural Housing
Registration Opening SOON! Annual Meeting & Rural Initiatives Member Conference – Sept. 9-12 ~ Hilton Knoxville
New Program from South Arts – Cross-Sector Impact Grants, very competitive program, supporting recipients up to $15K – Eligible projects will feature “Arts and…” for example: and the military; and aging; and community revitalization, etc. to establish relationships between an individual artist/arts organization and an area of community impact. Informational Webinar Wed. June 19, 2pm. watch social media (Facebook; Twitter) for more info. Full guidelines HERE
NEW from ARC – Register Now for Free Webinar & Grant-Writing Workshops – The U.S. Department of Labor is making $29 million available via the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) initiative to implement innovative approaches to provide enhanced training and support for dislocated workers. If interested, register for a free webinar or grant-writing workshop to learn more.
Grant-Writing Workshop: June 6 in Johnson City, TN
Application Open NOW: HAC has partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts to administer the Citizens Institute on Rural Design (CIRD). ) Request for Applications is live! It is now posted on the HAC website and will be open until July 22nd.
ARC – Appalachia Leadership Institute – a training opportunity for community leaders who currently live and/or work in Appalachia. It’s an extensive nine-month program running from October–July and includes skill-building seminars, best practice reviews, and field visits during six separate sessions across the Region. Read more HERE
Fahe Community Lending Services is rolling out a referral program for Members ONLY. Dwain shared this at our Spring Retreat – see HERE for details!
UPCOMING Fahe EVENTS
Tues. June 25 – KY Caucus – Maysville Comm. & Tech. College – Rowan Campus, Morehead
Mon., July 22 – 11am-Noon Member Connection Call: 712-770-4886 Access Code: 429695#
Sept. 9-10, 2019 – Fahe Annual Meeting & Sept. 10-12 Rural Initiatives National Membership Conference ~ Hilton Knoxville
If you didn’t have a chance to attend the Appalachian Housing Needs Webinar on May 1, you can watch it HERE
June 18-20 – Appalachian Education and Workforce
Network Conference, Pikeville, Kentucky
– NeighborWorks America NTI – Registration is OPEN for the last NTI of the year: New Orleans, LA Aug 19-23
This is YOUR Caucus Newsletter – if you have items you’d like to share, Email Jackie
The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2013–2017 American Community Survey, also known as “The Chartbook.” contains over 300,000 data points about Appalachia’s socioeconomic experience, and examines data change over recent years to show trends.
Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs? Please email Tyler Johnson
Resources from Previous Webinars/Spring/Annual Meetings can be found HERE
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