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READY Community Foundations

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Non-profits

Program Purpose:

  • Economic Development

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Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

Funded by:

Appalachian Regional Commission


The purpose of READY Community Foundations is to train local community foundation executives, as well as their staffs and board members, in effective operations, fundraising, and programming specific to community foundations. Participants will engage in six weeks of virtual cohort-based learning and skill development. There are two parts to the opportunity: training followed by a grant application. The foundation can apply for a $25,000 grant for capacity-building financial assistance.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - no match
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

More information can be found on the Ready Appalachia page.

Contact Information

Questions can be emailed to READY@purposepossible.com.

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