Funding resources for Eastern Kentucky

Get help finding and applying for funding

There’s an endless supply of ideas for bringing population, business, and economic growth to Eastern Kentucky. We just don’t have the financial means to make it happen. As Representative Hal Rogers says, “An idea without funding is a hallucination.”

Shaping Our Appalachian Region has created a library of funding resources specifically for Appalachia Kentucky. Take advantage of these grant opportunities to get your idea off the ground.

Grants & Loans

You’re given money to use for a specific purpose.

Seed Capital

Investment firms will provide funds to help your business grow.


You get funds from the government on select services based on location.

Tax Incentives & Credits

You can be credited funds on your tax returns.


You’re eligible for preferential tax treatment based on where you live.

Browse the complete list of 2023 Eastern Kentucky funding opportunities

Get free assistance with grant proposals

Shaping Our Appalachian Region has partnered with the Grant Ready Kentucky to provide hands-on help for you to win grants. We’ll help you locate relevant grants, assist with writing grant proposals, and increase your chances to win funding. Apply today!