Since the Appalachia Funders Network formed in 2010, it has created the space and support for relationships to grow, common analysis and vision to develop, and collaborations to form. It has generated five working groups that build community capacity, leverage resources into the region, advance food and agriculture systems, promote clean energy and protect natural resources, and support a culture of health. Members recognize that the more relationships, common analysis, and vision we have, the more we can align our strategies to make lasting impact on the root cause challenges holding back the region from greater prosperity.
Align national, regional, and local funders toward a common vision to accelerate an equitable Appalachian transition Appalachian transition.
We envision of a healthy, equitable, and vibrant region that, through strong partnerships, civic engagement, and leadership, preserves our unique assets and provides prosperity for all.