Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) - COVID-19 Public Notice

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has extended the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) application deadline from April 10, 2020 to May 1, 2020.  The ARC is a partnership among thirteen states and the federal government; and provides funding for community and economic development projects in 37 counties of north Georgia. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis. In the meantime, applicants do not need to contact DCA to qualify for this extension. We encourage applicants to submit as soon as possible and welcome early submissions. For questions, please email