Highlander Research and Education Center

Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South.

Through popular education, participatory research, and cultural work, Highlander helps create spaces where people gain knowledge, hope, and courage, expanding their ideas of what is possible. It develops leadership and helps create and support strong, democratic organizations that work for justice, equality and sustainability in their own communities and that join with others to build broad movements for social, economic, and restorative environmental change.

http://highlandercenter.org

Grants

Appalachian Transition Fellowship Program
The Appalachian Transition Fellowship (AppFellows) mirrors the Foundation's mission and values by working for a just, sustainable economic transition that builds community wealth in Central Appalachia.
Amount $25,000
Year(s) 2017-2018
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Just Transition in Eastern Kentucky
 
Appalachian Transition Fellowship Program
The fellowship is a year-long, full-time, paid program for emerging leaders committed to working in Central Appalachia for the economic transition of the region, boosting cross-sector partnerships, organizational capacity for groups and communities throughout the region, and building skills for both hosts and fellows
Amount $25,000
Year(s) 2016
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Just Transition in Eastern Kentucky
 
Appalachian Transition Fellowship Program
Year-long, full-time, paid program for 15 community leaders who are committed to working in Central Appalachia for the economic transition of the region
Amount $25,000
Year(s) 2015
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Just Transition in Eastern Kentucky
 
Appalachian Transition Fellowship Program
Multiple placements for emerging leaders in nonprofit organizations, foundations, private businesses, and government agencies working in community and economic development in Central Appalachia
Amount $30,000
Year(s) 2014
Region Kentucky
Primary Approach Just Transition in Eastern Kentucky