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Facts About MACED
Mission Statement — The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) works with people in Kentucky and Central Appalachia to create economic opportunity, strengthen democracy and support the sustainable use of natural resources.
Year Founded — 1976
Service Area — Kentucky and Central Appalachia, with a focus on the 54 Appalachian counties in Kentucky as designated by the Appalachian Regional Commission. Click here for a list of counties.
Focus of our Work — Our work includes: (1) providing financial capital and expertise to individuals, businesses and communities, (2) conducting research and engaging in effective communications to support good public policy and (3) demonstrating effective community economic development efforts that make a difference.
Pronunciation of Acronym — MAY-said