On display now: Rural Business Photo Stories. Check out this “day in the life” series New Growth developed to bring visibility to rural innovation and enterprise.
Credit building is the work of establishing or improving your credit score so you can move on in your life. Nonprofit organization New Growth explains in this short video how credit building works.
The Farm to Fork Summit & Expo is coming up February 23, 2024, in Nevada, Missouri. It’s about regenerative agriculture, building local food and farm business opportunity, and making sure everyone eats well.
A $1.25 million Local Food for Schools grant to Missouri from the federal government will flow directly to schools that apply for the opportunity to plan and implement local food purchasing over an 18-month period starting this fall.
Microloans help businesses that are too new, too small or too credit challenged for banks to get going and growing. New Growth Capital will increase microlending in 15 rural Missouri and Kansas counties. Loans are $1,000 to $50,000.
Farm to School project reports taste test success with 330 students in four rural west central Missouri school districts during the 2022-2023 school year.
As Missouri gears up to build new businesses for economic innovation, it must increase on-the-ground small business support in rural Missouri. New Growth guest column July 10, 2023–Springfield Business Journal.
This summer New Growth and photojournalist Clayton Steward are working with the support of the Missouri Humanities Council to produce a set of photo stories that capture a day in the life of 14 rural west central Missouri businesses. The objective is to build awareness of the everyday activity and creativity that is alive and well in rural Missouri.
St. Clair County, Missouri, resident Matt Anderson moved his credit score from zero to 700 in less than six months with the help of nonprofit New Growth’s free credit building program.
Rural Missouri community development corporation New Growth will co-lead the new Heartland Regional Foods Business Center with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) through a $25 million cooperative agreement award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.