Thank you to all who attended and helped make “The Power of Partnerships” in Athens, OH a huge success! Over 150 grantmakers, federal agency representatives, bankers, entrepreneurs, and local development practitioners came together to identify shared strategies for accelerating the economic transition of Central Appalachia. Check back in a couple months for the 2014 Gathering [Read More]
This short video highlights the partnerships and strategies we believe will advance Appalachia’s just and sustainable economic transition. Thank you to the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation for the production of this video. If you are a member, email us your logo and we will personalize the video for you to share on your website! Contact: Appalachiafundersnetwork@gmail.com.
Funder Match 2.0 is Live! Just in time for the 2014 annual gathering we have relaunched the private social networking site, Funder Match. We hope that the new site will be an inviting place to engage and connect with your partners. Look forward to a short presentation at the gathering this year as well as [Read More]
The Framework for Appalachian Economic Transition is a synthesis of three years of learning and analysis by Network members, and identifies the strategies, promising sectors, and partnerships that we believe will advance Appalachia’s transition. At the 2013 Network Gathering, members agreed to share, build upon, and ultimately utilize this framework as a guide to create [Read More]
Appalachian Diabetes Consultation April 10, 2014 Washington, D.C. The Appalachian Regional Commission will host a regional consultation on type 2 diabetes in Appalachia on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The Appalachian Diabetes Consultation will foster discussion among diabetes experts, Commission members, and other key regional stakeholders on the disease and its implications for [Read More]