Capacity grant for New Growth Capital

Capacity grant for New Growth Capital

New Growth Capital will build its capacity to finance low-income and underserved people through grant support from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).

Six rural districts give Farm to School a try

Six rural districts give Farm to School a try

Six area school districts are currently working through West Central Missouri Community Action Agency to find and purchase local foods. Another 15 are exploring the farm-to-school opportunity with help from West Central’s Farm to School Specialist. State reimbursement up to $1,000 is available.

New leadership at New Growth

New leadership at New Growth

Sheridan Garman-Neeman begins work this month as Chief Community Wealth Building Officer at New Growth, a rural Missouri community development corporation (CDC) based in the state’s west central region. She will manage the growth and success of New Growth as a rural micro-entrepreneur development and financing organization. This includes New Growth Capital micro-loans to rural businesses and business technical assistance to rural men and women through the 15-county New Growth Women’s Business Center.

Rural Café jumpstarts hometown with sales and love

Rural Café jumpstarts hometown with sales and love

Locally owned and rooted businesses will feature greatly in the revival of rural Missouri as a place where people and businesses want to be. That’s who the New Growth community development corporation is working to support with rural small business development and flexible micro-financing programs.

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