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KRFDC is seeking United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Cleanup grant funds to provide environmental mitigation for the Parker Hannifin Building located in Berea, KY. If awarded, KRFDC will utilize the grant funds to mitigate environmental concerns located in the building. KRFDC is is requesting $200,000 for mitigation activities. A Project Description for the Brownfield Cleanup Application will be available December 1st through December 16th for public review and comment between the hours of 8 AM and 4:00 PM at the offices of Fahe, located at 319 Oak Street, Berea, KY 40403. Click here to read. If questions are submitted, responses will be provided within 48 hours. Written comments should be received from the public no later than 12:00 PM, noon, on December 16th, 2016 to be considered. Please send all comments/questions to Karen Atkins ([email protected]). Please make sure to include contact information in your email.

Energy Assistance Begins Nov. 1
Kentucky River Foothills will begin the “Subsidy” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Tuesday, November 1. LIHEAP provides financial assistance to income-eligible households with home heating costs through two programs: LIHEAP Subsidy and LIHEAP Crisis. Both homeowners and renters who are responsible for their heating bills and have low or fixed incomes are eligible.
LIHEAP Fact Sheet
2016 Subsidy Calendar

Eastern Scholar House
Construction has begun on the Eastern Scholar House. Prioritizing services for single parents who have made a commitment to furthering education, Scholar House provides more than just housing. Residents will have access to an on-site, certified child development facility for up to 80 children, case management services, life skills workshops, and a convenient location near services and amenities on Eastern Kentucky University’s Richmond campus. Click here to read more





Helping People. Changing Lives.


Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is committed to the promise of helping people and changing lives. Foothills has a 54 year history of community improvement and promoting self-sufficiency among the area’s low income population. The agency, which primarily serves Clark, Estill, Madison, and Powell counties, embraces a philosophy of needs-based strategies and family-based services leading to family self-sufficiency and economic self-reliance.




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