Community Action Council – Grants and Funding


They are holding a big event Wednesday night at the 5/3 Bank Pavilion in Cheapside Park from 4 to 8 PM.

It is a free event and open to the public. All are encouraged to come out and support the organization, while having a good time.

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Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization that studies the causes and effects of poverty in our communities and works toward solutions. The Council addresses poverty in Central Kentucky through service delivery, community involvement, and advocacy. The Council makes things happen in our communities. Each year we work with more than 30,000 people who are seeking economic security and a chance to achieve self-sufficiency. The Council is a member of the Community Action Partnership, a national network of more than 1,000 community action agencies across the United States that work to eliminate poverty on the local level. We are also a member of Community Action Kentucky, the state association representing Kentucky’s 23 community action agencies. The Council has an annual operating budget of more than $26 million and employs more than 270 staff.