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Appalachian Community Fund General Fund

Appalachian Community Fund
Jun 7, 2023

The Appalachian Community Fund General Fund grant program provides funding for nonprofit organizations working to address the underlying causes of poverty and oppression in the Appalachian counties of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Funds may be used for general support or for specific projects or programs focused on community-based efforts for social change.


Organizations must have 501(c)(3) status, or a 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor, in order to receive ACF funding.

The organization or project must be in the Appalachian counties of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, or West Virginia.

Preference is given to organizations with budgets of $100,000 or less.

Geographic coverage
West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Amount of funding

Up to $5,000.

Application process

Additional guidance and a link to the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Appalachia · Community and economic development · Community engagement and volunteerism · Culture and cultural competency · Environmental health · Health disparities · Poverty · Kentucky · Tennessee · Virginia · West Virginia

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.