Trustees Meet and Approve 2010 Grants
The advisory board trustees of the Berea College Appalachian Fund met in Berea, KY on December 10, 2009 to review 2010 Grant Applications and discuss other Appalachian Fund business. The trustees approved $493,040 in grants to twenty nine different non-profit organizations in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Nineteen Appalachian Fund Affiliates received $398,040, 81% of the total grants funding. First time grantees included Kids First Dental of Barbourville, KY and the Madison County Home Energy Improvement Program of Berea, KY. The date of the 2010 Affiliates Gathering was set for May 1-May 3 at Berea College.