About Us

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



Everyone Can Achieve

Everyone Can Achieve

From Dream to Reality: How Earl Cooper Built a Thriving Local Construction Business Earl Cooper had a dream to start his own heavy construction and highway traffic company serving the Wilmington, Delaware area. In January 2018, he brought that dream to life by...

Samuel & Lucas Food Trucks

Samuel & Lucas Food Trucks Company is a multi-faceted food business that provides catering and event services through its pop-up food truck, while fostering a network of talented food entrepreneurs by providing access to affordable kitchen space and technological...

The Emory Agency, Inc.

The Emory Agency, Inc., founded in 2012, is auto, home, life, disability and business insurer located in Georgetown, Delaware. The company is owned 100% by principal, Hunter Emory and operates under an independent, agent’s agreement via the State Farm Insurance brand....

Tail Bangers, Inc.

Tail Bangers, Inc. is a Sussex County, DE pet food and treat manufacturer. The company is owned wholly by founder, Lisa St. Clair. Tail Bangers manufacturers a series of specialty packaged doggy treats, but also cookies and other unique items with affectionate names...

Nuevo Acapulco

Agave Maya LLC (dba Nuevo Acapulco) is a full-service Mexican restaurant located in Fairview Park, OH.  The business is owned and managed by Mio “Charlie” Rico and Vincente Ramirez, who took ownership of the restaurant in 2007.  Both immigrated to the United States...