Eagles’ Wings Development Corporation

Black Asheville Renaissance

Strengthening the community by fostering economic growth, job creation and increased wealth; while improving the quality of life for residents.

Associations

Congregations

Counties

About Us

Eagles’ Wings Community Development Corporation (EWCDC) Membership consists of five (5) regional faith-based Associations of more than 70 predominantly African American congregations from Murphy, NC to Hickory, NC – a span of over 200 miles and 18 counties. Haywood, Transylvania, Jackson, Catawba, Alexander and Cherokee Counties, respectively. The five Associations are: Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Baptists Ministers Union, the Mud Creek Baptist Association, the Waynesville Missionary Baptist Association, and the Mountainview Catawba Missionary Baptist Association..

Services

Our mission is to create a mixed-income , multicultural community consisting of a variety of housing choices, small businesses, and commercial offerings in a healthy, safe, and sustainable environment, and to provide technical assistance to renters, homeowners, and small business owners to create generational wealth.

Real Estate Development

Development of permanently affordable mixed income, mixed use housing and commercial real estate which is locally owned and managed.

Business Development

Financial management/analysis and other assistance to minority community based organizations, non-profits, and churches across Western North Carolina.

Community Development

Finding solutions to community problems and lending expertise to community based organizations, non-profits, and churches across Western North Carolina.

We are dedicated to strengthening the community by fostering economic growth, job creation and increased wealth; while improving the quality of life for residents.

Our vision is to build an empowered and sustainable community that influences its own destiny and supports community economic development efforts throughout the community.

Board & Staff

Dee Williams

Dee Williams

President/CEO

Rev. Ronald Gates

Rev. Ronald Gates

Chairman of the Board

Moderator Spencer Jones

Moderator Spencer Jones

Vice President of the Board

Rev. Charles Lee

Rev. Charles Lee

Corporate Secretary

Deacon Bernard Oliphant

Deacon Bernard Oliphant

Treasurer

Rev. James Grant

Rev. James Grant

Board Member

Rev. Gary McDaniel

Rev. Gary McDaniel

Board Member

Rev. Antonio Logan

Rev. Antonio Logan

Board Member

Rev. David E. Roberts

Rev. David E. Roberts

Board Member

Partners & Sponsors

Eagles’ Wings CDC is excited about the Partnerships for funding, technical assistance, and cooperative action which we have taken with the following entities: First Citizens Bank Shares, Dogwood Health rust, Dogwood Health Trust, the City of Asheville, Buncombe County, LISC Strategic Investments – Black Economic Development Fund, and United Community Development of North Carolina.

Get in Touch

Address: 25 Forsythe St, Asheville, NC 28801

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 828-275-6217