Fahe Blog

December 6, 2019

To Eliminate Persistent Poverty, We Require Real Investment to Match the Existing Capacity

It used to be no one seemed to take much notice of rural parts of our country.  I’ve noticed that in the past few years that […]
December 3, 2019
CUS Bike and Build Team

Cultivating a Research Culture in Appalachia

Today’s blog comes to Fahe thanks to relationships we have been cultivating in the research community.  Thanks to the ingrained nature of Fahe Members in the […]
November 26, 2019

Federal Funding Process Moves Forward, New Deadline of December 20

Congress recently acted to extend funding for the federal government until December 20th at a flat rate from last fiscal year; this was the second continuing […]
November 22, 2019

What You Should Know About Rural Development Hubs

This year, Fahe had the honor of being included by the Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group (CSG) as part of their research that identified “Rural Development […]
November 21, 2019
National Rural Health Day

November 21st is National Rural Health Day

Fahe believes that improving positive health outcomes in Appalachia lands within our mission to eliminate persistent poverty.  Access to proper healthcare, preventative services, and quality housing […]
November 18, 2019

Meet Fahe’s Research Director, Katy Stigers

Fahe is a multifaceted organization that impacts the lives of thousands of people every year with a variety of services and millions in investments into Appalachia.  […]
November 13, 2019

The Golden Rule building in downtown Belington, WV

Fahe’s Community Lending Services works alongside local leaders to build stronger communities. We provide loans that support community development projects, ranging from healthcare centers and homeless […]
November 8, 2019

Member Spotlight: People Inc.

For the last 55 years, Fahe Member People Inc. has been helping residents of Virginia build their futures and realize their dreams. People Inc. strives to […]
November 6, 2019

To Combat the Opioid Epidemic, We Need to Address the Issue and Causes

The opioid epidemic in our rural areas was a topic of discussion during a recent Democratic Presidential Primary debate.   It’s a positive sign to see presidential […]
November 1, 2019

Member Spotlight: Appalachia Service Project

Since 1969, Appalachia Service Project (ASP) has been serving homeowners, and their families, all throughout Central Appalachia. ASP has made homes warmer, safer, and drier for […]