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Appalachian Scholarship Fund

As the school year comes to a close we would like to thank those regional businesses that generously donated and sponsored our efforts to establish the Appalachian Scholarship Fund.  Without their leadership and vision this project would have not come to fruition so...

Streaming Appalachia

The Foundation For Appalachian Advancement recently took steps to begin the long process of bringing a long planned project, Appalachia Streaming, to fruition.  Appalachia Streaming is a planned project that will use video and digital media in the effort to promote...

Happy New Year!

We hope you had a great Christmas and New Year!  We are excited to welcome 2016 and look forward to our continued work throughout Appalachia. Special thanks to Victoria Fletcher for being our Artist of the Month!  Also, thanks to those of you that have donated to our...

New foundation seeks to promote Appalachia

THE FOUNDATION for Appalachian Advancement, a Virginia-based organization, is now registered in Ohio, and director J.C. Schweingrouber said steps are being taken to promote Appalachian culture... Times Leader subscribers can read the full article at...

Organization forms to help put miners back to work

WISE, Va. -  A brand new non-profit is working to help people in southwest Virginia who find themselves out of work. They have developed a program to assist coal miners who are looking for new jobs. The Foundation for Appalachian Advancement just received their...

Coalfield Assistance Program Fundraising

The Foundation For Appalachian Advancement has set up a crowd funding page to promote our Coalfield Assistance Program.  The goal is to raise money for retraining expenses and vocational training to help the many out of work coal miners in our region.  There is not...

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