Latest SOAR News

  • 13 Schools receive Kentucky Arts Council grants for artist residencies

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Thirteen schools across the Commonwealth will receive a Teaching Art Together grant from the Kentucky Arts Council to conduct artist residencies with students during this school year. Nine of the schools are in the SOAR region. The Teaching Art Together grant allows Kentucky teachers to collaborate with

  • Wildlife center planned in SOAR region

    A newly announced project will turn a vacant industrial park into wildlife center in the SOAR region. The Appalachian Wildlife Center will be built on the site of the vacant Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Park and is expected to open to the public in 2018, with work beginning at the

  • Three Funding Opportunities Available for Community Improvements

      Partners for Places Matching Grant Program HUD Planning Grants to Help Transform Communities Step It Up!: Action Institute to Increase Walking and Walkability   Partners for Places Matching Grant Program In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) is