Appalachian Voices

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Appalachian Voices is a radical liberal environmental group founded in 1997 and has offices in Boone, Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, Va. Appalachian Voices is a member of the Blueprint NC network. Blueprint NC is the left-wing group that gained notoriety with their “eviscerate, mitigate, litigate, cogitate and agitate strategy memo in 2013.

Van Jones served on the board of trustees for Appalachian Voices. Jones is a radical leftist that served as President Obama’s first Green Jobs Czar. Jones had to resign his government post after his radical left wing past was exposed.- he was a self-avowed Communist.

Financials:  Source IRS 990s
Year Revenue Expenditures Net Assets
2012 $1,300,054 $1,488,920 $462,075
2013 $1,436,656 $1,394,120 $504,611
2014 $2,059,936 $1,485,398 $1,079,149
2015 $2,540,982 $1,661,383 $1,958,748
2016 $2,267,940 $2,037,056 $2,189,532

 

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People Connections:

Person Position Time
Adam Wells Economic Diversification Campaign Coordinator Current
Alfred Glover Member Advisory Council Current
Amy Kelly Tennessee Energy Savings Outreach Coordinator Current
Amy Adams North Campaign Coordinator Current
Brenda Sigmon Member Advisory Council Current
Brian Sewell Program and Development Communications Coordinator Current
Bunk Spann Board Member Current
Cat McCue Director of Communications Current
Christina Howe Member Advisory Council Current
Clara Bingham Board Member Current
Dot Griffith Board Vice Chair Current
Eliza Laubach Energy Savings Community Outreach Associate Current
Erin Savage Central Appalachian Campaign Coordinator Current
Hannah Wiegard Virginia Campaign Coordinator Current
J. Haskell Murray Member Advisory Council Current
Jamie Goodman Senior Communications Coordinator Editor, The Appalachian Voice Current
Jeff Deal IT Consultant Current
Jessica Brown Member Advisory Council Current
Jonathan Harvey Director of Development Current
Jonathan Allen Member Advisory Council Current
Kate Rooth Campaign Director Current
Kathy Selvage Board Treasurer Current
Kayti Wingfield Director of Leadership Gifts Current
Kim Gilliam Board Chair Current
Landra Lewis Member Advisory Council Current
Lauren Essick Operations and Outreach Associate Distribution Manager (The Appalachian Voice) Current
Lauren Waterworth Board Member Current
Leigh Kirchner Development Coordinator Current
Matt Wasson Director of Programs Current
Maya Viknius Controller Current
Molly Moore Communications Coordinator Managing Editor, The Appalachian Voice Current
Pallavi Podapati Board Member Current
Pat Holmes Board Member Current
Randy Hayes Member Advisory Council Current
Rick Phelps Board Member Current
Ridge Graham AmeriCorps Outreach Associate Current
Rory McIlmoil Energy Policy Director Current
Sarah Kellogg NC Field Organizer Current
Shay Boyd Operations Manager Current
Silas House Member Advisory Council Current
Tarence Ray Central Appalachian Field Coordinator Current
Thom Kay Raleigh, NC Legislative Associate Current
Tom Cormons Ex Officio Current
Tom Cormons Executive Director Current
Tracey Wright Board Secretary Current
Van Jones Member Advisory Council Current
Willie Dodson Central Appalachian Field Coordinator Current
Bunk Spann Member Advisory Council Former
Bunk Spann Treasurer of Board Former
Christina Howe Chair Former
Donna Lisenby Director of Water Programs and Upper Watauga Riverkeeper Former
Dot Griffith Secretary of Board Former
Eliza Laubach Americorps Education Outreach Associate Former
Eric Chance Water Quality Specialist Former
Erin Savage Water Quality Specialist Former
Jaimie McGirt Americorps Education Outreach Associate Former
Kimber Ray AmeriCorps Communications Associate Editor, The Appalachian Voice Former
Landra Lewis Board Vice-Chair Former
Maeve Gould Development and Operations Coordinator Former
Matt Abele Communications Intern Former
Sandra Diaz Campaign Coordinator Former
Silas House Board Member Former
Susan Congelosi Controller Former
Tracey Wright Board Member Former

This group funded by:

Funder Year Amount Description
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Inc 2016 $15,000.00 For general operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2016 $45,000.00 For general operating support of work in NC
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2015 $45,000.00 For general operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2015 $2,133.00
Rockefeller Brothers Fund Inc 2014 $30,000.00 Program development energy resources; Natural resources
Blue Moon Fund Inc 2013 $75,000.00 General support; Economically disadvantaged people; Low-income and poor people; Natural resources; Water resources
Educational Foundation of America 2013 $15,000.00 For Coal Cost Project
Enterprise Holdings Foundation 2013 $1,500.00 General support
Foundation For The Carolinas 2013 $500,000.00
Jeff & Connie Woodman Foundation 2013 $23,000.00 For general operations
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2013 $25,000.00 Program development For Coal-Related Activity and to help raise money from the Energy Foundation
Vermont Community Foundation 2013 $1,000.00 For General operating support
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2013 $70,000.00 For Mining and Solutions Programs
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2013 $35,000.00 For general operating support
Blue Moon Fund Inc 2012 $140,000.00
Enterprise Holdings Foundation 2012 $1,500.00 For RePowering NC
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2012 $60,000.00 Program development For Coal Campaign
The Kendeda Fund 2012 $25,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For General Unrestricted Support
Tides Foundation 2012 $9,500.00 Program development For Mountaintop Removal project
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2012 $50,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal Mining and for Appalachian Water Watch
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2012 $25,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For work to end mountaintop removal
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2012 $35,000.00 General/operating support For general operating support
Blue Moon Fund Inc 2011 $37,500.00 Program development For training for a network of volunteer community members to monitor water quality and creation of a comprehensive database that allows for a dynamic representation of coal's negative environmental impact on the region's water resources
Cornell Douglas Foundation Inc 2011 $10,000.00 General/operating support For general support
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2011 $25,000.00 Program development For Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition
Park Foundation Inc 2011 $20,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For Appalachia Water Watch project to strengthen enforcement of Clean Water Act laws in coal-bearing states
Park Foundation Inc 2011 $10,000.00 Program development To protect Upper Watauga Watershed in rural North Carolina
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Inc 2011 $25,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal
The Kendeda Fund 2011 $50,000.00 General/operating support For general unrestricted support
Vermont Community Foundation 2011 $25,000.00 Program development To work to oppose and end mountaintop removal coal extraction
Vermont Community Foundation 2011 $25,000.00 Program development To work to oppose and end mountaintop removal coal extraction
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2011 $50,000.00 Program development To support work to end mountaintop removals
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2011 $40,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general support
Blue Moon Fund Inc 2010 $42,500.00 Computer technology; Program development For training for network of volunteer community members to monitor water quality and for creation of comprehensive database that allows for dynamic representation of coal's negative environmental impact on region's water resources
Flora Family Foundation 2010 $30,000.00 General/operating support For general support through Climate Initiative
Julian Price Family Foundation 2010 $2,500.00
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2010 $50,000.00 Program development For work to transition from coal to clean energy in North Carolina and Virginia
Park Foundation Inc 2010 $30,000.00 Continuing support; Research For Protecting Against the Impact of Coal on Appalachian Waters
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Inc 2010 $1,000.00
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Inc 2010 $25,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal
The Miller-Wehrle Family Foundation 2010 $5,000.00
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2010 $40,000.00 General/operating support For general support
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2009 $50,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For Campaign to Promote Alternatives to Coal-fired Power in Virginia and North Carolina
Park Foundation Inc 2009 $25,000.00 Research For Measuring the Ecological Impact of Coal Operations on Appalachian Freshwater Ecosystems
Stephens Foundation 2009 $1,000.00
The Community Foundation of Louisville Inc 2009 $10,000.00
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Inc 2009 $25,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal
The Miller-Wehrle Family Foundation 2009 $4,000.00
Tides Foundation 2009 $18,000.00 Program development; Publication For Plundering Appalachia book distribution and education campaign
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2009 $40,000.00 Program development For New Strategies Toward a Clean Energy Future in North Carolina
Flora Family Foundation 2008 $50,000.00 General/operating support For general support
Martha Mertz Foundation Inc 2008 $50,000.00 Program development For campaign to stop new coal-fired power plants in Virginia and North Carolina
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2008 $50,000.00 Program development For campaign to stop new coal-fire power plants in Virginia and North Carolina
Park Foundation Inc 2008 $20,000.00 Film/video/radio For documentary film Coal Power on mountain-top removal coal mining
Park Foundation Inc 2008 $15,000.00 Program development For Upper Watauga Riverkeeper
R Howard Dobbs Jr Foundation Inc 2008 $15,000.00 Capital campaigns For 2008 Campaign
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Inc 2008 $20,000.00 Program development For Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal
The Kendeda Fund 2008 $175,000.00 Program development For mountaintop removal coal mining and Myth of Clean Coal program
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2008 $55,000.00 Seed money For Launching a New Upper Watauga Riverkeeper Program
Blue Moon Fund Inc 2007 $121,000.00 Program development For market-based campaign to end mountaintop removal coal mining
Foundation For The Carolinas 2007 $410,000.00
Mertz Gilmore Foundation 2007 $70,000.00 Program development For Preventing New Coal-fired Power Plants in Virginia and Carolinas
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Inc 2007 $15,000.00 Program development For VA Coalition Proposal Energy Foundation 2007 Final Project
The Botkin Foundation Inc 2007 $12,500.00
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Inc 2007 $20,000.00 Program development For Kentucky Renewable Energy
The Kendeda Fund 2007 $175,000.00 Program development For National Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Strategic Initiative
The Lewis Foundation 2007 $75,012.00
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2007 $25,000.00 Program development For Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal
WestWind Foundation 2007 $55,000.00
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta 2006 $11,062.00 General/operating support For general operating support
WestWind Foundation 2006 $40,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2006 $25,000.00 To improve North Carolina's air quality by reducing pollution from upwind states and monitoring Clean Smokestacks Act (CSA) implementation and other pollution sources
Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation Inc 2005 $6,000.00
Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Inc. 2005 $5,300.00
The Botkin Foundation Inc 2005 $16,500.00
WestWind Foundation 2005 $25,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2005 $25,000.00 Continuing support; Program development To promote clean air in NC
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2004 $25,000.00 Toward advancing and strengthening state's commitment to clean air
Moriah Fund 2003 $15,000.00 Program development; Research For Model Forest Policy Program which works to develop forest practices legislation in states in southeastern US
National Forest Foundation 2003 $70,000.00
Park Foundation Inc 2003 $2,500.00 General/operating support For general operating support
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2003 $20,000.00 Program development For campaign to end mountaintop removal

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Address 1:
171 Grand Blvd

City:
Boone

State:
NC

Zip:
28607