ARC’s latest POWER grants awards include $500,000 to Launch Tennessee

ARCLaunch Tennessee and its rural entrepreneurial work in communities impacted by the loss of coal jobs got a $500,000 boost this week as part of $15.7 million in grants announced this week by the Appalachian Regional Commission.  The federal funds will primarily target the coal-impacted counties of Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Cumberland, Fentress, Grundy, Marion, Morgan, Scott, and Sequatchie.

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