AFN Mini-Conference 2020

On April 14-15, the Appalachia Funders Network met virtually to host it's first ever mini-conference. The Conference began with a day of group meetings - Equity, Energy & Natural Resources, Health, Food & Agricultural Systems, Arts & Culture, and Downtown Revitalization. On April 15, the Network held three informative sessions on the economy, funding best practices, and new opportunities during COVID-19 for members. 

Please view recordings, materials, and links of the April 15th sessions below

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Network Guidelines

Appalachia Funders Network members may view our Network Guidelines here.


Request for Proposals: Community Development Project Profiles

Writer Wanted

Over the next 5-7 months, the Arts & Culture Group of the Appalachia Funders Network seeks to commission a writer familiar with both Central Appalachia and the power of the arts to impact community development. The writer will (1) write 4-6 profiles of projects that integrate arts and culture into their community economic development work, and (2) write 20-30 brief summaries of projects that integrate arts and culture into community economic development work.

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Federal Reserve Policy Summit 2019

Register now for Policy Summit 2019: Connecting People & Places to Opportunity hosted by the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Minneapolis, and Chicago. This biennial conference will be held Wednesday, June 19, through Friday, June 21, at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

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Registration is Open for the 10th Annual Network Gathering

Mark your calendars for April 2-4, 2019 for the 10th Annual Appalachia Funders Network Gathering in beautiful Athens, Ohio. Registration is open.

Click here to claim your spot today!