September 28, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – Ryan Fuller, Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority

My CHEF internship was with Fahe Member Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority (KHRA). The CHEF tour that started at Fahe’s Berea office was a very good […]
September 20, 2018

2018 CHEF Reflections – January Moore, Fahe / Appalachia HEAT Squad

For my CHEF Internship position, I worked with Fahe’s Appalachia HEAT Squad (AHS) to help promote energy efficient education and practice throughout the program’s 9-county service […]
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 & […]
November 22, 2017

Successful CHEF Internship Pilot at Nonprofit Network – Developing Future Leaders in the Appalachian Region

Fahe’s first summer CHEF term was a huge success! The Community Housing & Economic Fellowship (CHEF) program provides an opportunity for students to apply their skills […]
August 7, 2017

The CHEF Finance Intern: Seeing the Financial Side of a CDFI

Nicholas Kubala is a Finance and Insurance double major at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). For the summer, he is also a CHEF Intern at Fahe, meaning […]