Membership Messages

Virginia Member Update May 30, 2019

CHECK IT OUT! Fahe’s Lending Directory

Registration Opening SOON! – Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit – Sept. 9-12 ~ Hilton Knoxville –


Fahe Community Lending Services is rolling out a referral program for Members ONLY. Dwain shared this at our Spring Retreat – see HERE for details!

NEW from ARCRegister 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. 

                WORC Informational Webinar: TOMORROW – May 31 

                Grant-Writing Workshop:  June 6 in Johnson City, Tn

Appalachia Leadership Institutea 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

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. 

Help Community Heroes Purchase a Home – New Program! Community Heroes, VHDA in partnership with FHLB-Atlanta helps law enforcement officers, public school educators, firefighters, and other first responders purchase a home.  It’s an opportunity to access $1 million in grant funds for eligible homebuyers. Learn more.


Thur. June 13 – 10:30am-2pm Eastern – VA Caucus Meeting – People, Inc. Abingdon

Sept. 9-10, 2019 – Fahe Annual Meeting & Sept. 10-12 Rural Housing Summit ~ Hilton Knoxville


Coalition Capacity & Leadership Workshop – Tue. June 11th – 9am-4pm ~ King Community Center – SW Virginia Community College (lunch provided) – more info HERE

NeighborWorks America NTI – Registration is OPEN for the last NTI of the year: New Orleans, LA    Aug 19-23

JOB POSTINGS  – Fahe, Member and Partner job postings HERE

Jobs available: MACED, Rural LISC/RCAC: HERE  ReFrame Job Board HERE


This is YOUR Caucus Newsletter – if you have items you’d like to share, Email Jackie

Resources from Previous Webinars/Spring/Annual Meetings can be found HERE

Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs?  Please email Tyler Johnson

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Notices of proposed rulemaking regarding the Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans Rule (2017 Payday Lending Rule) here. The Delay NPRM proposes to delay the compliance date for the mandatory underwriting provisions available here. You can access the summary and redline here.

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