The charitable mission of The Wing 2 Wing Foundation is to advance the great equalizers of education, entrepreneurship and environment in regions where individuals and communities have been overlooked and underserved. In doing so, we strive to champion human dignity and unleash human potential.

The foundation will support organizations that serve the same communities with the same or similar goals in Appalachia. The foundation will support educational organizations or schools, environmental conservation organizations with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and new employment opportunities, design instruction, innovation, social justice organizations that help the disadvantaged to get better opportunities in education and employment.

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The Wing 2 Wing Foundation announces West Virginia Remote, a project to bring tech and entrepreneurial talent to West Virginia

The Wing 2 Wing Foundation, in partnership with West Virginia University, announces a transformational gift of $25 Million to advance the state’s efforts to become the Start-Up State, a model for the rest of the nation and the world to follow.

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Alys and Brad D. Smith

Alys and Brad D. Smith founded The Wing 2 Wing Foundation to support the underserved talent in the heart of Appalachia. The Smiths believe that providing access to entrepreneurial resources while preserving and promoting the region’s natural beauty will help level the playing field for the disadvantaged and underserved. Learn more about Brad and Alys.