Apply Now for the Appalachian Leadership Institute!

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is now accepting applications for the fifth class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute (ALI)!

ALI is a free, nine-month leadership and economic development training program that helps prepare the next generation of Appalachia’s public, private, and nonprofit leaders to build a stronger future for the region.

We’re looking for 40 Fellows from all 13 Appalachian states — and all walks of life — for the Class of 2023-2024.

Learn more and apply by June 1 at