Entrepreneurial Training Program

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is providing tuition-free entrepreneurial and skills training opportunities for displaced coal miners in Knox, Harlan, and Perry counties.

The training will provide business and technical skills for displaced coal miners in these three Eastern Kentucky counties to learn what it takes to start, finance, and run a small business.

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Partners

This program is brought to you by the following:

The Center for Rural Development
USDA
SKED

Start your own business, create your own future

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is providing tuition-free entrepreneurial and skills training opportunities for displaced coal miners in Knox, Harlan, and Perry counties.



Entrepreneurial Training Program

The goal of the initiative is to provide an all-inclusive training package that will lead displaced coal miners in Knox, Harlan, and Perry—three Promise Zone counties within The Center’s primary service area—to gain self-employment as rural entrepreneurs or with existing entrepreneurial enterprises in these communities.

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Robyn R. Phillips
Diplaced Coal Miner’s Training Program Manager
The Center for Rural Development
2292 S. Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42501
606.677.6000
dcmt@centertech.com

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