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Our Programs:

Investments in housing and community development
Innovative lending and entrepreneurial support
Advisory support for community and economic development
Professional education and training

Stories of Impact



National Development Council Earns 2022 Great Place to Work Certification™

NDC is proudly claiming bragging rights for something we have known for a long time but can now tell the world with confidence: We are a Great Place to Work!  NDC’ers have always been aware of what they find at NDC: mission, opportunity, growth, advancement, security....

NDC GIVES BACK Announces Over $125,000 in Grant Awards

New York, NY —The National Development Council (NDC) is pleased to announce that nineteen non-profit organizations have been selected to receive a total of $125,250 for their service to some of the most under-resourced, low-income communities across the United States....

SOAR Fund Now Open: A New Relief Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Southern Small Businesses and Nonprofits Impacted by Covid Can Now Apply for Support from Multi-Million Dollar Fund Small businesses and nonprofits across 15 southern states can now get low-interest loans of up to $100,000 and free business support from the Southern...

Recording Available: Relief, Rescue and Rebuild Webinar

Hear from experts about the Biden Administration’s sweeping infrastructure and community development agenda. Washington experts will provide insights into the new State Small Business Credit Initiative, housing assistance funding, and the CDFI Rapid Recovery program....

New Loan Fund Announced

NDC is excited to be a participating lender for a new program aimed at getting small businesses and nonprofits across the South affordable capital and critical business support at a time when they need it the most. The Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund...