The Appalachian Impact Fund and the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky in partnership with CEDIK and Invest 606 are making direct grants generally up to $10,000 to businesses, nonprofits, and social enterprises that have experienced damage and/or shutdowns from flooding in the primary counties of Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Perry, and Pike. Organizations in adjacent counties of Bell, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, and Wolfe may also be considered depending on availability of funds.
This is made possible through the Appalachian Crisis Aid Fund, an established fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky to respond directly to disasters that unravel the fabric of communities in Appalachian Kentucky.
- Small businesses, nonprofits, and social enterprises impacted by the flooding are eligible for grants of generally up to $10,000
- This is a grant and does not have to be repaid
- Applications will be reviewed and funds distributed on a weekly basis
- The focus is on the primary counties of Breathitt, Clay, Knott, Letcher, Perry, Floyd, Pike, Owsley, Leslie, Magoffin, Martin, and Whitley, but adjacent counties may qualify as well
- Decisions will be made on a weekly basis
- Businesses must be locally owned; nonprofits and social enterprises must be locally based
How to Apply
- Apply here.
- Choose “Appalachian Crisis Aid for Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Social Enterprises”.
- If you have applied for a grant with the Foundation before, you must use your account login.
- If you have not applied for a grant with us before, you will need to create an account.
For more information, contact Geoff Marietta at email@example.com.