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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Learn about our Five Programmatic Branches

 

REalized Potential Social Enterprises
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Social Enterprise and Economic Diversification (SEED) Partnerships
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33-6-3 Workforce Development Model
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Community-Based Real Estate Development
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Strong Mountain Communities
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Learn about upcoming events geared towards rebuilding Appalachia!

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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…

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You know about Black Friday...but don't forget Small Business Saturday - this Saturday, Nov. 25! Small businesses help ensure local economies stay strong and vibrant.
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Our 2nd Annual Labor Day Event honoring blue collar workers and Corbin Plant Retirees

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We are getting ready for our 2nd Annual Labor Day Event starting at 6pm today & YOU are invited!

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OUR MISSION:

To support a family of social enterprises that inspire the courage to grow, activate the creativity to transform perceived liabilities into assets, and cultivate the community needed for real opportunity in Appalachia through mentorship, education, and employment.