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Partners for Rural Transformation

Addressing Philanthropic Blind Spots

October 25, 2021

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 often located

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An Appalachian town with a variety of houses and buildings. There is a fall mountain scape in the distance.

2020 Reflection on Impactful Partnerships: Wells Fargo’s Support of Persistent Poverty Communities Impacted by COVID-19

December 28, 2020

As we approach the New Year, we’re taking the time to look back and appreciate our accomplishments and partnerships.  It has been a highly unprecedented year and we’ve seen the COVID-19

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Five multi color one-story houses in a row.

Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to support Central Appalachia

September 15, 2020

Fahe has received a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation that will support housing stability across Central Appalachia.  This funding is critical as we address the ongoing impact of

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Eliminating Barriers to Targeted Persistent Poverty Investments

February 4, 2020

One of Fahe’s primary goals is to advocate for more investment into our Region – be it in the form of federal funding, private investment, or philanthropic dollars. Fahe Members have shown time

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Fahe Participating in Rural Policy Conference in Mississippi Delta

February 11, 2019

Fahe is excited to be participating in the Rural Places, Rural Spaces policy forum in Mississippi on February 11 and 12th. We’ve learned that while Appalachia is unique in many ways, our region’s

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Freddie Mac Expands Sweat Equity Parameters in Home Possible Program

November 21, 2018

Freddie Mac has announced an exciting expansion in its Home Possible sweat equity parameter in regards to closing costs and down payments.  Homebuyers have always had the option of utilizing sweat

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Fahe Partners Receive a Total of $305 Million to Revitalize Economic and Community Development

November 18, 2016

The Federal Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI Fund) has announced $7 billion in New Market Tax Credit Awards to 120 organizations nationwide.  We are proud to

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