Stories

APPHARVEST: Planting Seeds to Feed the Future

October 25, 2022Corporate Giving, Education, Transformative Philanthropy
AppHarvest and Blue Grass Community Foundation began their partnership in 2021 through Appalachia Rises, a collaborative flood-relief effort for Eastern Kentucky. The partnership between BGCF…
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ROBERT L. BROWN’S HOMETOWN LEGACY

October 25, 2022Transformative Philanthropy
Great things are happening in the city of Sharpsburg! Thanks to a bequest from lifelong resident Robert L. Brown, this small city in Bath County…
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Why I Give

July 12, 2022Donor Stories
In 2003 a friend gave me a book that changed my life — although not in a way that anyone noticed or maybe that even…
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Huntertown: Keeping the memories alive

June 24, 2022Healthy and Vibrant Communities, Racial Equity
On August 29, 1871, Jerry Gatewood, formerly enslaved and a U.S. Colored Troop veteran, purchased the first 5-acre parcel of what would become Huntertown Hamlet…
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Making a SPLASH! in Lexington’s East End

June 24, 2022Green Spaces and Public Places
Lexington got even cooler on May 2 with the groundbreaking of Splash!, an interactive water-play project in Charles Young Park in Lexington’s East End neighborhood.
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