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RDP is one of the few rural CDEs (community development entity) certified by the CDFI Fund, with a national service territory and a focus on agriculture, forestry and renewable energy projects.

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September 2017

Sep 18
September 18
Community Improvement Project Launched in Mississippi

As part of a larger partnership, Rural Development Partners has committed funds to a manufacturing academy at Northeast Mississippi Community College Iuka Campus. The funds will be used to provide specialized job training and for gas cards for unemployed and underemployed persons to attend the academy. 


May 2017

May 15
May 15
Rural Development Partners and Westervelt Community Investment Project Makes a Difference in Rural Alabama

The Rural Development Partners and Westervelt community investment program is paying big dividends in Aliceville, Alabama.


January 2017

Jan 11
January 11
RDP and the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Through New Markets Tax Credits funding from RDP, the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia is expanding its reach into the Georgia mountain reach by opening a distribution warehouse and food processing center to combat hunger and spur economic development in northeast Georgia.

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