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SC Brownfield Site Testing Program funding opportunity

SC Brownfield Site Testing Program funding opportunity - 9.09.22

ACOG will be helping with the implementation of the SC Brownfields Environmental Site Testing (BEST) program to fund environmental assessments of brownfield sites across the state of South Carolina. Approximately $164,000 will be available in the Appalachian Region to fund assessments through September 2024. ACOG will help coordinate identification of sites to be considered. The Catawba Regional Council of Governments will act as the administrator of the assessment program. They will procure an Environmental Consultant that will conduct assessments selected for funding under the BEST program. For more information contact Jill Francisco at 864.241.4625 or jfrancisco@scacog.org read more


ARC's READY Appalachia's Nonprofits intiative offering capacity building training for nonprofits thi

ARC's READY Appalachia's Nonprofits intiative offering capacity building training for nonprofits thi - 8.11.22

READY Nonprofits helps nonprofit executives and board members increase their capacity in fundraising, financial management, board development, staff and volunteer recruitment and retention, marketing, and more. The Fall 2022 term begins the week of September 12 and applications for fall term are open until Friday, August 19. read more


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15th

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15th - 6.07.22

Please join the Appalachian Council of Governments Ombudsman Program in bringing awareness to our community with a free event to celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day! Gaffney Senior Center 499 W. Rutledge Ave. Gaffney, SC 29341 Wednesday, June 15th 10:00 am read more


ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs

ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs - 1.25.22

ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs in Entrepreneurship and STEM for Region’s Middle and High School Students read more


Technical Assistance and Training for Nonprofits

Technical Assistance and Training for Nonprofits - 8.03.21

Focusing on post-pandemic sustainability, ARC will offer another round of nonprofit technical assistance this Fall. Online registration for the Fall 2021 courses beginning September 13 is now open to any nonprofit organization located in the Appalachian region, including graduates from the inaugural courses. The deadline for applications is August 6th, 2021 read more


ARC Seeks Applicants for Second Round of Funding

ARC Seeks Applicants for Second Round of Funding - 3.31.21

ARC Awards $9.4 Million to 30 Projects Addressing Substance Abuse Crisis, Seeks Applicants for Second Round of Funding read more


ARC Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Class of Appalachian Leadership Institute

ARC Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Class of Appalachian Leadership Institute - 3.15.21

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) began accepting applications for the third class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute, a leadership and economic development training opportunity for people who currently live and/or work in Appalachia. The Appalachian Leadership Institute is an extensive nine-month program focusing on skill-building, seminars, best practice reviews, mentoring, and networking. The curriculum is anchored by six multi-day seminars followed by a capstone graduation. Sessions are expected to take place throughout the Region should COVID-19 guidelines allow. read more


2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report - 3.10.21

The 2020 Annual Report has been released read more

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