Mission: The centers mission is to create and protect ownership for all, especially people of color, women, rural residents and low wealth families and communities.
Programs: Community development lending primarily through self-help ventures fund, originated and purchased loans primarily to low income, rural, and minority communities enabling home ownership and fostering small business development. Created or maintained jobs, childcare facilities, and schools. Approximately 34,398 beneficiaries.
educational and technical assistance together with supporting organizations self-help ventures fund and self-help community development corporation, conducted general programs, educational and job-saving activities, and development of support groups and community-based organizations that help low-income people. Approximately 42,365 beneficiaries.
community development real estate projects through self-help ventures fund, provided rental property to exempt organizations. Developed commercial property in blighted areas. Homeownership revitalization projects in blighted areas for low-income and disadvantaged families. Approximately 2,564 beneficiaries.