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The commission said Tuesday that the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative aims to create or retain over 5,700 jobs.
Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentucky Foundation to help create a new leadership program targeting young professionals
The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced grants aimed at supporting local responses to the substance abuse epidemic in Kentucky and Ohio.
Grant money will mean sewer and water storage tank improvements in two cities.
The money is projected to create or retain more than 5,400 jobs and leverage more than $193 million in private investments in struggling coal communities.
The Appalachian Regional Commission is spreading $26.5 million in awards to nine states to assist struggling coal communities.
A new DEA field office is being set up in Appalachia to battle opioid problem.
President Donald Trump's proposal to eliminate the Appalachian Regional Commission has alarmed many throughout the region that have relied on the federal agency for a job.
President Trump's budget calls for an end to federal funding to the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC,) an organization that fights poverty and promotes education and technology in Appalachia.
The city of Olive Hill in northeastern Kentucky has been approved for a $243,000 grant to fix its aging water system that is losing about half its capacity.
The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved $500,000 in funding to expand sewer service in the eastern Kentucky city of Irvine.
The nonprofit group Shaping Our Appalachian Region Inc. has received approval for a $200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.
The Appalachian Regional Commission is developing a new strategic plan for the agency beginning in 2016.