Fahe Blog

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 […]
October 29, 2019

The Census is a Ready-made Way to Bring Investment to the Region; Let’s Get Counted

Population counts from the 2020 census will be used to allocate federal funding for education, housing, transportation, and our social safety net. An undercount in the […]
October 25, 2019

A Snapshot of Energy Cost Burden in Persistent Poverty Counties in Central Appalachia

Substandard housing is one of the numerous challenges that face persistent poverty areas, such as Appalachia. In order to address such needs with proper resources, it’s […]
October 21, 2019

Celebrating 25 Years of CDFI Investments that Work in Appalachia

Today at the Opportunity Finance Network Conference in DC President Bill Clinton presented a key note speech about the impact and importance of CDFIs in uplifting […]
October 18, 2019
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Fahe has been awarded $20 Million through the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program.

Fahe has been awarded $20 Million through the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program.  We are proud to be one of three organizations across the country to receive […]
October 16, 2019

Member Spotlight: Neighborhood Concepts, Inc.

Because of the chronic disinvestment in Appalachia, Fahe Members often have to become jack of all trades service providers, addressing issues from housing that’s affordable, community […]
October 11, 2019
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Fahe’s Transformative Employment Program Provides a Unique Opportunity for Employers and People in Recovery

Appalachia has suffered heavily due to the opioid epidemic. West Virginia and Kentucky rank 1st and 3rd respectively in the nation for overdose deaths. Along with […]
October 10, 2019

Fahe Finances New Adult Support Services in Rural Tennessee

One of the issues local leaders in Appalachia face on a regular basis is lack of access to capital and expertise due to a chronic underinvestment […]