The Heart of Appalachia Economic Transition Project receives $1.3M ARC Grant for Jobs

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced $26 million to expand and diversify the economy in coal-impacted communities in 5 Appalachian states. These 31 awards are projected to train more than 7,300 workers and students impacted by the changing coal economy in certificate, credentialing, and other workforce development programs. They will also create or retain more than 2,500 jobs, leverage an…

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