Fahe Blog

November 22, 2021
BIF Enactment

“Infrastructure Week” Comes to Appalachia with Enactment of Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

Once-in-a-Generation Investment Promises to Make the American Dream a Reality for Millions of Families On November 15th, 2021, after months of negotiations among House and Senate […]
October 25, 2021

Addressing Philanthropic Blind Spots

Philanthropy has a rural blind spot (SSIR Spring 2021).   According to Robert Atkins, Sarah Allred, and Daniel Hart, the distance of the wealthiest philanthropies, which are […]
October 21, 2021

2021 Annual Meeting Offers Expert Insights and Tested Strategies for Fahe Members to Build a Strong Foundation for the Future

The Fahe Annual Meeting is traditionally a time for Fahe Members, partners, and stakeholders from across the region to gather with staff, thought leaders, and community […]
October 4, 2021
The HOME Investment Partnership Program Offers Families a Down-Payment on their American Dream

The HOME Investment Partnership Program Offers Families a Down-Payment on their American Dream.

The Fahe Network uses a wide range of resources and funding tools to meet the needs of the communities we serve. Included among such tools in […]
September 1, 2021

The Potential of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation for the Fahe Network

Pundits have sometimes used the term “infrastructure week” as a tongue-in-cheek catchphrase to describe ambitious, substantive policy proposals that are likely doomed to fail amid Washington’s […]
August 13, 2021

Reviving our Rural Hospitals: A Prescription for Healing Appalachian Economies and Improving Medical Care

As the Delta variant drives an increase in coronavirus cases nationwide, medical experts and local leaders are looking to area hospital capacity as a key indicator […]
July 30, 2021

From College Campus to Kentucky’s Largest Recovery Center—Finding New Purpose in Second Chances

As Crown Recovery Center Opens, Fahe is Building Renewed Opportunity for More Than Just Vacant Classrooms It was a discouraging day in 2016 when Washington County, […]
July 19, 2021

Calculating Inequality: The Paradox of Rural Poverty and Federal Income Limits

Policymakers have long grappled with the challenge of judiciously marshalling taxpayer resources to support the communities and programs where public investments will have the strongest impact. […]
June 30, 2021

Prosperous Communities are the Foundation of National Civility

Our National Civic Covenant Depends on Every Family Having a Real Chance to Build their American Dream There can be little doubt that Americans live in […]
June 7, 2021

Building the American Dream Requires a Foundation in Strong Communities

By Supporting Robust Local Workforces and Attainable Pathways to Home Ownership, Fahe is Building Strong Communities Together Every Day with Partners like NeighborWorks America The work […]