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.

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Request For Proposals: Development and Implementation of AFN Strategic Communications Plan

Project: Development and Implementation of AFN Strategic Communications Plan

Organization: Appalachia Funders Network |

Contact: Kathryn Coulter, Network Coordinator | [email protected] | 828-273-3839

RFP Submission Deadline: Feb. 11, 2019

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Appalachia Funders Network Video

Oral Health Summit Takeaways

Members of the Health Working Group hosted an Oral Health Summit in September 2018 in Charleston, WV. Over 60 people attended the event, including funders, state health departments, oral health coalitions, universities, health nonprofits, and others. The oral health summit was designed to bring together key stakeholders in the sector throughout the region to identify the unique challenges facing Central Appalachia. The group has developed an infographic highlighting the key takeaways from the summit.

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Successful Models Improving Food Access & Health

The joint Food & Ag Systems Working Group between the Appalachia Funders Network and the Central Appalachian Network (CAN) worked together to conduct and publish six case studies of projects at the intersection of food access and health. Several members of the Network funded the work to document and highlight lessons from innovative projects around the region, and CAN conducted and compiled the case studies. Read on for a summary video and all six case studies.

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