1. Carter County, Kentucky: Galaxy Project: Building a Strong Foundation Fiscal Agent: The Galaxy Project, Inc.

The Galaxy Project is a youth center that provides free services in the areas of recreation, education, leadership, humanities, and health and wellness. The goal of this project is to create a social enterprise development plan to identify business ventures that can resource and sustain the youth center’s mission-related work. A consultant contracted through the Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK) will facilitate the planning process. Community engagement will be solicited through surveys, public forums, and stakeholder meetings designed and organized by local youth working in collaboration with the project consultant. Significant project outputs include the creation and dissemination of a business plan and professional training for participating youth and adults in social enterprise development.

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