Upcoming Grant Opportunities
The Appalachian Regional Commission and SC Dept of Commerce will be accepting applications for projects in the spring of 2023.
ARC Applications requests are due November 22, 2022 and full applications will be due February 1, 2023 (By Invitation Only).
SC Dept. of Commerce applications requests are due Mid March 2023 and full applications due in Mid April. Contact the Grants Department for more information and assistance with preparing requests.
SC Brownfield Site Testing Program funding opportunity
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ARC's READY Appalachia's Nonprofits intiative offering capacity building training for nonprofits thi
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.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15th
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
ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs
ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs in Entrepreneurship and STEM for Region’s Middle and High School Students
Technical Assistance and Training for Nonprofits
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
ARC Seeks Applicants for Second Round of Funding
ARC Awards $9.4 Million to 30 Projects Addressing Substance Abuse Crisis, Seeks Applicants for Second Round of Funding
ARC Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Class of Appalachian Leadership Institute
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.