Every local business is an asset from which new growth can emerge if we tend to the power of microenterprises, like micro-organisms in soil, to support new life. This is the essence of our mission at New Growth CDC.
Applications are open now for a free year of mentorship in Climate Smart farm conservation practices. Participants will receive 25 hours of one-one-one assistance from a team of experienced farmers who offer a broad spectrum of expertise.
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).
New Growth launches in 2023 a new partnership with the Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI), with a full-time Credit Building Coordinator working from OzSBI offices in West Plains, MO.
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.
The New Growth Women’s Business Center is pleased to offer an opportunity for six rural women entrepreneurs to join a peer-to-peer support group and work one-on-one with women’s leadership coach Dina Readinger.