Fahe is on a mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia. Our unique collaborative model connects a Network of local, regional, and national leaders, all working together to uplift our nation’s rural places.

Through our Network of 50+ locally-rooted nonprofits, we have guided over 300,000 families to better lives, made over $536 million in direct investments to the region, and achieved a total cumulative financial impact of over $1.15 billion.

Our Plan For Appalachia


Fahe cultivates leadership in Appalachia that effects positive change in our communities.


Fahe leads Appalachia in providing high-quality, energy efficient housing that families can afford.



Fahe supports increased educational attainment in Appalachia.


Fahe facilitates collaboration across sectors to increase health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs in Appalachia.

Economic Opportunities

Fahe grows prosperity in Appalachia by strategically advancing economic opportunities.

Why Support Fahe?

Boots on the Ground

Our network of members understand the issues that face communities in our region because they live and work where they serve.

A History of Impact

Through our 36 year history, our network has had a cumulative impact of over a billion dollars in Appalachia, and has served more than 375,000 families.


Fahe has an outstanding reputation for leading collaborations that include local, regional, and national level partners.