Appalachian Area Development: Community Capacity Initiative

Agency NameAppalachian Regional Commission
Funding Amount$10,000,000.00
Bureau Name Appalachian Regional Commission
Funding Mechanism Grant, Cooperative Agreement
New? No
Funding Mechanism Grant, Cooperative Agreement

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients States and local governments, Non-Profits both with and without 501c3 status
Program Description Program will build capacity throughout Appalachian communities to enable communities to deploy the substantially increased funding opportunities provided by the Federal Government. Funds will be used for development of large-scale project development assistance including, but not limited to, continuing and expanding on the Commission's current community capacity pilot, providing significant amounts in direct support to Non-Profits, State/Local Governments, and Local Development Districts for community capacity activities, and deploy resources flexibly to meet the growing need for community-specific capacity activities.
Eligible Uses Eligible uses will support the Appalachian Regional Commission goals of Building Appalachian Businesses; Building Appalachia's Workforce Ecosystem; Building Appalachia's Infrastructure; Building Regional Culture and Tourism; and Building Community Leaders and Capacity.
sam.gov link https://sam.gov/fal/79b153c4f515bd8af6a3842c3f710cff/view
Statutory Location Division J, Title III
Federal Cost Share Requirement Maximum Appalachian Regional Commission share ranges from 30 percent-80 percent, depending on the county's level of economic distress. Appalachian Regional Commission participation can increase the allowable Federal share up to 100 percent in a grant