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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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May 2018

May 4
May 4
Klaassen Named CEO of Rural Development Partners

Jonathan Klaassen has been named Chief Executive Officer of Rural Development Partners (RDP) by the RDP Board of Directors.  Jude Conway had served as CEO of RDP since the retirement of former CEO Terry Carpenter in December 2017 until the hiring of Klaassen in April 2018.


February 2018

Feb 16
February 16
2017 Novogradac Awards Recognize Exceptional New Markets Tax Credit Investments

Community Development Entities to be Honored Oct. 19 at Novogradac Conference in Chicago

Feb 16
February 16
Rural Development Partners Receives $75 Million NMTC Award

Marks 8th award since 2003

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