MACED works to make a meaningful difference to people and places in Kentucky, particularly eastern Kentucky, and the Central Appalachian region.
MACED is seeking a project specialist who will identify potential community economic development projects, work directly with entrepreneurs, conduct enterprise assessments, engage in loan underwriting, present potential deals to staff and loan committee, perform necessary reporting and administrative functions, contribute to evolving strategy development and learning and develop strong local relationships. Click to learn more.
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MACED released a strategic plan that shapes the organization's next five years of work. It defines how MACED will pursue its strategies toward a Just Appalachian Transition. Click to download the report.
MACED President Peter Hille releases op-ed on the early accomplishments of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Initiative (SOAR). Read more here.
MACED, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and the Appalachian Citizens' Law Center issue a joint press release on recent visit by White House advisor to eastern Kentucky. Read the release here.
MACED releases statement on announcement of POWER initiative, which will focus federal funding on economic transition efforts in Central Appalachia. Read the statement here.