Center for Rural Health Development, Inc.

The Center for Rural Health Development, Inc. (“The Center”) is a private, not-for-profit organization that has provided leadership on rural health issues since 1994. Since its founding the Center has work to describe the linkages between health/health care and economic development.

About

The Center for Rural Health Development, Inc. (“The Center”) is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides leadership on rural health issues since 1994.  The Center is unique to West Virginia in that it is the only private organization in the state that works across the continuum of health care providers – from community health centers to hospitals to private physicians & dentists, as well as other health care providers.

The Center’s mission is to create a healthy future for West Virginia by improving the health of our residents and the strength of West Virginia’s health care delivery system, especially in rural and underserved communities. 
Programs of The Center include: 

  • WV Rural Health Infrastructure Loan Fund,
  • Wild, Wonderful and Healthy WV,
  • Institute for Health Care Governance, and
  • The WV Immunization Network 

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Debt Funding Preparation
  • Equity Funding Preparation
  • Matching Fund Providers
  • Loan Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Industry Specific

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Strategic Planning

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development