Organizations We Share Programs With
2020 Grantee partners
- AdventHealth Manchester
- Appalachia Service Project
- Appalachian Early Childhood Network
- Appalshop, Inc.
- Breathitt County Extension
- Christmas for Charity
- City of Whitesburg
- Come-Unity Cooperative Care
- Corbin Public Library
- Cowan Community Action Group, Inc.
- Days of Grace Food Pantry
- East Kentucky Health Services Center
- Floyd County Homeless Shelter
- Hand in Hand Ministries
- Hazard/Perry County Chamber of Commerce
- Housing Development Alliance, Inc.
- Jackson County Development Association
- Kentucky River Child Advocacy Center
- Knott Drug Abuse Council
- Knox County Farmers’ Market
- Leatherwood Re-enactment Corporation
- Leslie County Animal Shelter
- Living Stone Outreach Ministries
- New Beginnings Center for Children and Families
- Pathfinders of Perry County
- Sand Gap Christian Church Food Bank
- STAY Project
- The David School
- Whitley County Farmers Market Inc.
- Adventure Learning Center
- Appalachian Artisan Center
- Appalachian Mentoring Project
- Awesome Center for Entrepreneurship (DBA Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame)
- Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky
- City of Hazard
- Clay County Cooperative Extension Office
- Community Farm Alliance, Inc
- Corbin Senior Citizen Center
- Cowan Creek Community Center
- Dewey Dam Dog & Cat Protection Society
- Farmers Market Double Dollars
- God’s Appalachian Partnership Pantry
- Hazard Community & Technical College
- Hindman Settlement School
- InVision Hazard
- Kentucky Colonels
- Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter
- Laurel County African American Heritage Center, Inc.
- Leslie County Fiscal Court
- LKLP Community Action Council, Inc.
- Northfork Local Food, Inc.
- Perry County Extension Office
- Pike County Extension
- Sandy Valley Habitat for Humanity
- The Appalachian Center for the Arts, Inc.
- Williamsburg Senior Citizen Center
- American Red Cross Eastern Kentucky Chapter
- Appalachian Arts Alliance, Inc.
- Appalachian Research & Defense Fund of Kentucky
- Big Creek Missions
- Christian Life Fellowship Pantry
- City of Hyden
- Clinton County High School
- Corbin Cares
- Council on Foundations
- Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc.
- Disabled American Veterans Chapter 128
- Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry
- Grace Hopkins Ruml Children’s Fund
- Hazard Downtown Incentive Program
- HOMES, Inc.
- Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service
- Jackson County Food Bank, Inc.
- Kentucky Infant Development Station (KIDS)
- Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music
- Laurel County Older Persons Activity Center (OPAC)
- Leslie County High School
- Main Street Pineville
- One East Kentucky
- Redbud Financial Alternatives, Inc
- St. Vincent Mission
- The Crater of Hope, Inc.
- The Pine Mountain Settlement School
Stories of Impact
The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky invests in people rooted in communities working toward lasting, positive change.
June 1, 2022
Celebrating Kentuckian and LGBTQ+ Activist, Lige Clarke
Elijah “Lige” Clarke (1942-1975) was a native of Hindman, Kentucky and a formative figure of the Queer Liberation Movement in the mid-20th Century. In the mid-1960’s, while he was in the US Army (with top security clearances, assigned to the Army’s Chief-of-Staff at the Pentagon), Lige would pass out gay rights pamphlets in the evenings…. KEEP READING
February 16, 2023
Letcher County Community Foundation Presents the Mountain Strong Award
To honor the tireless ongoing work happening in Letcher County, the Letcher County Community Foundation created the Mountain Strong Award. This award recognizes an individual or organization whose involvement in the community has made a significant impact to the Letcher County community. On February 9th, the Letcher County Community Foundation board members presented the inaugural… KEEP READING
February 5, 2023
Foundation Awards Pike County Long-Term Recovery Group $50,000 Grant
Recently, the Pikeville Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, partnered with LKLP Community Action Council to support the Pike County Long-Term Recovery Group effort. SBP, a national disaster recovery and resilience non-profit organization working to shrink the time between disaster and recovery, provided group training and certification for over 60 people… KEEP READING
February 5, 2023
Foundation Awards Floyd County Long-Term Recovery Group $50,000 Grant
Recently, the Floyd County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, partnered with LKLP Community Action Council to support the Floyd County Long-Term Recovery Group effort. SBP, a national disaster recovery and resilience non-profit organization working to shrink the time between disaster and recovery, provided group training and certification for over 60… KEEP READING