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.
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..
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.
Financial management/analysis and other assistance to minority community based organizations, non-profits, and churches across Western North Carolina.
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
Rev. Ronald Gates
Chairman of the Board
Moderator Spencer Jones
Vice President of the Board
Rev. Charles Lee
Deacon Bernard Oliphant
Rev. James Grant
Rev. Gary McDaniel
Rev. Antonio Logan
Rev. David E. Roberts
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]