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Our Carefully Selected Projects Have 


A Few of our Projects

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RuralRISE is a national rural network dedicated to giving a voice to rural ecosystem builders and rural communities.

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RuralRISE Broadband

For rural communities, access to stable and affordable broadband and wireless connectivity continues to be a challenge.  RuralRISE Broadband focuses on Digital Divide, partnerships & Public Policy.

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Stakeholder Development

Stakeholder Development

NCRD are leaders in stakeholder development from regional, statewide and national. The importance of partnerships and collaborations are essential in today's world.

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National Entrepreneurship Week

National Entrepreneurship Week is a congressionally-chartered initiative founded in 2006 that takes place the third week of February annually.

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Entrepreneurship Education

Entrepreneurship Education

NCRD works nationally and internationally to deliver entrepreneurship programs and trainings for new and experienced entrepreneurs alike. 

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STEAM in Appalachia

The project helps
middle and high school programs in a seven-state region infuse Entrepreneurship into
academic classrooms with a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts
and Mathematics) initiatives.

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National Biochar Week

National partners including USBI, US Forest Service, USDA and more.  Spotlight "Biochar"

What it is and market development.

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Green Energy Industry Development

From Biochar to Sustainable Aviation Fuel  - NCRD strives to develop industries focusing on turning waste products into an environmental solution or product. 

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Rural Development

Rural Development

Born in Appalachia, out of a need for identifying opportunities, resources and funding for underserved communities and organizations, the National Center for Resource Development and its team have successfully executed a number of programs across Appalachia to help drive economic diversification, entrepreneurship and address the opioid issue. 

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