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$30,000 for 30 Years Anniversary Grants

The Alliance for Appalachia, Long, KY
The Alliance for Community Transformation, Knoxville, TN
Beloved Community Outreach Foundation, Alcoa, TN
Buckhorn Children Family Services, Buckhorn, KY
CAC Beardsley Community Farm, Knoxville, TN
Clean Water Expected in East Tennessee, Cosby, TN
Clearfork Community Institute, Eagan, TN
The Clinch Coalition, Wise, VA
Community Economic Development Network of East Tenn., Knoxville, TN
disABILITY Resource Center, Knoxville, TN
Friends of Blackwater, Thomas, WV
Headwater, Whitesburg, KY
High Rocks Educational Corporation, Hilsboro, WV
Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, KY
Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Berea, KY
Liberation School, Louisville, KY*
New Opportunity School for Women, Bluefield, WV
Open Heart Ministries, Bluefield, WV
Project Read, Madison County Literacy Council, Richmond, KY
South Central Educational Development, Bluefield, WV
Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, Wise, VA
Sprouting Hope, Marion, VA
Teach for America-Appalachia, Hazard, KY
Tennessee Immigrant Empowerment Solutions, Knoxville, TN
Tennessee Parks & Greenways Foundation, Nashville, TN*
Tennessee Stage Company, Knoxville, TN
West Virginia Center for Civic Life, Charleston, WV
West Virginia Mine Wars Museum, Matewan, WV
The West Virginia Trainers  Project, Fayetteville, KY
Williamsburg Action Team, Williamsburg, KY
Woodland Community Land Trust, Clairfield, TN

* Grant is designated for work in Appalachian counties.

TOTAL $30,000


Catholic Committee of Appalachia $500

Concentric Community Circles

PFLAG, Maryville, TN  $400

Donor-Advised Grants 

Allies of Knoxville’s Immigrant Neighbors, Knoxville, TN $500
ander Research and Education Center, New Market,TN $500
Jobs With Justice of East Tennessee, Louisville,TN $500

TOTAL $1,500

Donor Designated Gifts

Bridge Refugee Services, Knoxville, TN
Centro Hispano, Knoxville,TN
Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment, Knoxville,TN

TOTAL $500

LGBTQ Initiative

Morehead Pride, Morehead, KY $800

Out in The South Central Appalachia

Special Collaboration of ACF & Stay Together Appalachian Youth $50,000

Technical Assistance

Melange, Morristown, TN $500

2017 GRAND TOTAL $84,200
* Grants and special initiative.

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