News & Events

April 2018

Appalachian Community Capital Welcomes New Board Member, Lori Chatman, President of Enterprise Community Loan Fund

April 2018

Appalachian Community Capital Welcomes Three New Members – CommunityWorks, Finance Fund Capital Corporation, and Woodlands Community Lenders

March 2018

Two Appalachian Community Capital Members Awarded US Treasury Capital Magnet Fund Grants

ACC members Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation (KHIC) and Virginia Community Capital (VCC) received awards through the U.S. Treasury’s FY 2017 Capital Magnet Fund program. KHIC will use its award to capitalize affordable housing and a revolving loan fund. VCC will use its award to provide predevelopment, construction, and gap financing loans.

May 2017

Appalachian Community Capital Names Former US Treasury Official as CEO

Appalachian Community Capital Names Former US Treasury Official as CEO. Donna Gambrell to lead Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving Appalachian Entrepreneurs.

September 2016

U.S. Treasury Awards $185 Million for Community Development in Low-Income Communities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded 196 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) $185.7 million in grants and loans today.

September 2016

FY 2016 CDFI Program Awardees

August 2015

Which Big Funders are Investing in Economic Growth in Appalachia?

May 2015

ARC Announces Successful First-Round Investment Closing of
Appalachian Community Capital

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl announced today the successful first-round investment closing of Appalachian Community Capital (ACC).

June 2013

ARC Launches Appalachian Community Capital Initiative to Build Access to Credit in Region

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl announced today the creation of Appalachian Community Capital (ACC), a new central bank for development lenders that will increase the availability of capital to small businesses in the 13-state Appalachian Region.