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Trustees Meet and Approve 2010 Grants

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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 … Continue reading

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Trustees Meet and Approve 2009 Grants

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The advisory board trustees of the Berea College Appalachian Fund met in Berea, KY on November 21, 2008 to review 2009 Grant Applications and discuss other Appalachian Fund business.  The trustees approved $500,500 in grants to thirty five different non-profit … Continue reading

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New Director Has Been Hired

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Following a regionwide search prompted by the resignation of former Appalachian Fund Director Jeanne Hibberd a new director has been hired. David Cooke, a 1982 graduate of Berea College and former West Virginia University Extension Agent, assumed his new position … Continue reading

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Trustees Meet and Approve 2008 Grants

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The advisory board trustees of the Berea College Appalachian Fund met in Berea, KY on November 27, 2007 to review 2008 Grant Applications and discuss other Appalachian Fund business.  The trustees approved $528,500 in grants to thirty five different non-profit … Continue reading

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Trustees Meet and Approve 2007 Grants

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The advisory board trustees of the Berea College Appalachian Fund met in Berea, KY on December 1, 2006 to review 2007 Grant Applications and discuss other Appalachian Fund business. New trustees joining the Advisory Board are Dr. Baretta Casey of … Continue reading

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Trustees Meet and Approve 2006 Grants

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The advisory board trustees of the Berea College Appalachian Fund met in Berea on December 9, 2005 to review 2006 Grant Applications and discuss other business. The trustees approved $455,500 in grants to 32 organizations in Kentucky, Tennessee and North … Continue reading

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Search for New Director Underway

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President Larry Shinn recently announced that Jeanne Hibberd will be stepping down as director of the Appalachian Fund, a position she has held since January 2004. Jeanne has accepted a position as development director with the Hindman Settlement School in … Continue reading

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2005 Affiliates’ Gathering

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The Appalachian Fund trustees are considering a change in our annual Affiliates’ Gathering. Instead of meeting in April, we plan to schedule our meeting to coincide with the Brushy Fork Institute’s new annual leadership institute (September 14-17, 2005). We will … Continue reading

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Trustees Meet and Approve 2005 Grants

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Appalachian Fund trustees met in Berea on December 10, 2004 to review 2005 Grant Applications and discuss other business. The trustees approved $433,163 in grants to 31 organizations in Kentucky and North Carolina. Twenty-three Appalachian Fund Affiliates received 87 percent … Continue reading

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Appalachian Fund Celebrates 50th Birthday

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