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  • Data Highlights CED Program’s Ability to Provide Jobs to Low-Income I...

    Dec 27, 2016 by

    In December 2016, a report prepared by Rapoza Associates, a Washington DC based government relations firm, took a look at federal Community Economic Development (CED) grants. An analysis of both...

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    Midwest Minnesota CDC Project Visited by Treasury Secretary

    Aug 16, 2016 by

    On August 8th, 2016, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew visited Seward Community Cooperative Friendship Store, a grocery store in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The store, which is located in a...

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    Kentucky Project Saves Over 300 Jobs and Facilitates Critical Health Servic...

    Aug 9, 2016 by

    The Pineville Community Hospital has provides healthcare services to southeastern Kentucky residents since 1938. The nonprofit hospital, which was in need of modernization and expansion to serve the...

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    Leadership, Legacy and Cardboard Lobsters—Thank you Ron Phillips

    Mar 18, 2016 by

    Post written by Bob Rapoza A celebration of a retiring leader in the CDC community was held this week. My good friend, Ron Phillips, the founder and president of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. is...

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    VEDC Creates New Lending Program to Boost African American-Owned Small Busi...

    Oct 29, 2015 by

    VEDC, a long-standing member of the CDC community, announced that it is joining forces with JPMorgan Chaise to create a new lending program for African American-owned small businesses in New York...

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