The National Development Council is the oldest national non-profit community and economic development organizations in the U.S. It was founded in 1969 with one purpose: increasing the flow of capital for investment, jobs and community development to under served urban and rural areas across the country. Since that time, NDC has worked with thousands of communities in every one of the 50 states and Puerto Rico, providing technical assistance, professional training, investment in affordable housing, small business financing and direct developer services. Our work has taken many forms, but we have kept pace with the needs of our constituents, adding new programs and services or updating old ones.
Recently, NDC has:
And through Technical Assistance, our client communities have generated hundreds of millions of dollars of additional private and public investment for their community and economic development projects and programs.
NDC’s staff of former bankers, developers, entrepreneurs, community and economic development officials and government agency lenders understands the needs and concerns of both the private and public sectors, so we help our client communities bridge the differences.