Latest SOAR News

  • 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

  • SOAR Executive Director Applauds KyWired Award, Rural Broadband Funding

    Statement from SOAR Executive Director Jared Arnett: “KentuckyWired’s designation as The Bond Buyer’s 2015 Deal of the Year is further proof of the extraordinary scope and impact of this unprecedented project. It’s a testament to how cooperation for the broadband project is attracting national attention and acclaim.   “The federal