Coalfield Development has been named one of 20 finalists in the Communities Thrive Challenge, a $10-million funding opportunity launched by The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative…
Rebuilding the Appalachian economy from the ground up.
We believe in developing the potential of Appalachian places and people as they experience challenging moments of economic transition by unlocking people’s creative power to transform perceived problems into opportunities in the communities we call home. We empower people to have faith in themselves to learn and grow. People who have never dreamed of earning a degree walk across the graduation stage with pride and work beside our employees improving our own communities in real, tangible ways, such as rehabilitating dilapidated buildings, repurposing abandoned mine lands, and starting new businesses.
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Visitors this week to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will see a renovated gift shop with new handmade furniture that’s been created by former coal miners and industrial workers…
Without spirit, without willpower, without opportunities for overcoming structural barriers, a full life feels unattainable. It is the Coalfield Development Corporation’s belief that the cause of so many woes…