Local Impact

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as the disruption of food intake or eating patterns because of lack of money and other resources.

A major logistical and economic decision facing American families is finding quality affordable childcare. This is especially difficult for low-income families.

Recovering from a disaster is a long, traumatic, and expensive process for survivors and the communities in which they live.

With its limited banking presence, the rural area of Atmore, Alabama lacks mainstream financial service options, particularly for the quarter of its residents that are living at or below the povert

Interested in applying to the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2020 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (N

Tarrant County, located in north central Texas, is an urban county with a population of approximately 1.8 million people. Fort Worth serves as the county seat.

Homeownership has always been a major part of the ?American Dream.?

Residents in the San Francisco Tenderloin neighborhood have a difficult time finding safe, affordable housing. Many of the buildings in the neighborhood are not up to code.

Acumen Building Enterprise operates in a low-income income neighborhood in East Oakland, CA, where 25 percent of residents live below the poverty line.

Many American small businesses began as good ideas born out of necessity and were then grown out of home offices or garages. The Mountaineer Brand small business is no exception.