ACC Members


ACC’s service area is made up of the Appalachian Region, as defined by the Appalachian Regional Commission. This area includes 423 counties comprising all of West Virginia, and portions of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

National members focus on similar communities impacted by coal and power plant closures and underserved rural communities across the United States.

Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (GA)

Alternatives Federal Credit Union (NY)

Appalachian Development Corporation (SC)

Appalachian Growth Capital (OH)

Bridgeway Capital (PA)

Bronze Valley (AL)

Carolina Community Impact

Carolina Small Business Development Fund (NC)

CommunityWorks (SC)

Finance Fund Capital Corporation (OH)

Foodshed Capital (VA)

Hampton Roads Ventures, LLC (VA)

Institute Capital (NC)

InvestPGH (PA)

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation (KY)

LiftFund (TX –serving selected Appalachian states)

Locus (VA)

Mountain Association (KY)

Mountain BizWorks (NC)

Neighborhood Community Development Fund (PA)

North Alabama Revolving Loan Fund (AL)

Park Community Credit Union (KY)

Partner Community Capital (WV)

Pathway Lending (TN)

People Incorporated (VA)

Piedmont Business Capital (NC)

Renaissance Community Loan Fund (MS)

Sabre Finance (AL)

South Carolina Community Loan Fund (SC)

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc. (VA)

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (KY)

TAP/Business Seed Capital (VA)

The Center for Rural Health Development, Inc. (WV)

Three Rivers Planning & Development (MS)

Woodlands Community Lenders (WV)

National Members serving energy and underserved rural communities:


Coalfield Development Corporation

Grow America (formerly National Development Council)

National Trust for Historic Preservation / MSA

West Virginia Community Development Hub