Blog Posts and Articles

Our Blog is a reflection of the endeavors of Coalfield Development, its social enterprises and the passion of our people through courage, creativity and community to rebuild the Appalachian economy from the ground up.

Recent Posts

MLK Remembrance 2023

Over the past year the Coalfield Development team explored history: our own personal history, our region’s history, our country’s history, and our organization’s efforts at making history.

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In 2023, we’ll focus on LISTENING: Leaning Into Sustainable Transformations Energizing New Innovations and New Growth.

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U.S. Department of Commerce Announces $62.8 Million Award to West Virginia Coalition

President Joe Biden, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and Senator Joe Manchin announced on Friday, September 2 that the U.S. Economic Development Administration has chosen the Appalachian Climate Technologies Coalition (“ACT Now Coalition”) for a package of grant awards totaling $62.8 million, leveraged with another $26 million in match from non-federal sources, for economic development projects in southern West Virginia coalfield communities

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