Community Resources & Economic Development

WVU Community Resources & Economic Development

Helping communities help themselves


Community Resource & Economic Development (CRED) is a unit of the Community, Economic & Workforce Development (CEWD) program center within West Virginia University Extension Service.

CRED is dedicated to providing educational programs and technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of citizens and organizations throughout the state of West Virginia. By utilizing the latest research-based knowledge, strategies, and technology, CRED is capable of helping people understand community change and identify opportunities to improve their social and economic well-being.

Our efforts of finding practical and timely solutions are enhanced by working closely with local communities, organizations, and partnering agencies.