September 17, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – Spencer Haynes, Mountain T.O.P.

Being from Alabama and attending school in Virginia, I have geographical ties to the Appalachian region. Having lived exclusively in those two states, I’m excited to […]
September 16, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – Virginia McGinnis, Clinch-Powell Resource Conservation and Development Council

At my service site, Clinch-Powell, I analyzed how to implement a Financial Opportunity Center in a rural community. A Financial Opportunity Center is way to tie […]
September 12, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – Thomas Burless, Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority

At Sewanee, I participated in a program called Housing Sewanee where I volunteered once a week helping to build a house for a low income family. […]
August 31, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – Kate Noland, Appalachia Service Project

For the past two summers I have been an AmeriCorps Member at a site that is similar to ASP called Appalachian Outreach (AO). At AO I […]
August 28, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – Zakary Sholtz, Fahe

My experience in the Appalachian region has been one of constant movement and loss but ultimately a sense of home. East Tennessee is where I call […]
August 3, 2018

Community Housing & Economic Fellowship (CHEF) Internship Program 2018

  Fahe is excited to once again partner with Rural LISC to offer leadership development opportunities to young professionals in Appalachia through the Community Housing & […]
April 18, 2018

Fahe Recognized in 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Fahe is recognized once again on the Best Places to Work in Kentucky list prepared annually by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society […]
April 17, 2018

Fahe 2018 Spring Retreat

Our Members’ success has a direct positive impact on our Appalachian communities.  As part of our commitment as an Appalachian backbone institution, Fahe hosts an annual […]
March 16, 2018

Fahe Hosts Representatives from National and State USDA Offices

This week Fahe hosted a convening aimed to steer more rural families toward the path of homeownership. USDA staff facilitated a conversation with organizations from around […]
March 15, 2018

Fahe Hosts Groups Working to Create Greater impact for Rural Homeowners Around the Nation

On March 14-15, a group of organizations gathered at our Berea, KY, office to discuss strategies for propelling the USDA 502 Direct Packaging Program to greater […]