We provide services to help you start, expand, and realize your company's potential.

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How We Help

We offer a series of workshops for entrepreneurs on topics like accounting, legal, zoning and licensing, cash management and much more! Visit our workshops page to find about all the programs we offer.

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Who We Are

REDC is a champion for small and disadvantaged businesses. Our goal is to create and increase jobs, stimulate economic development and increase the flow of capital.

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Loan Programs

As approved SBA and USDA intermediaries, we are able to provide appropriate funding solutions designed to solve the financing issues faced by businesses that have not enjoyed traditional capital access.

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Spotlight Success Story

Owner And Director of As We Grow Childcare & Learning Center

Cherrelle Hurt knows how difficult it is to make it as a single mom. That’s why she’s so attuned to helping families in need of reliable child care. She grew up in the housing projects of Richmond and became a mother at age 17. Read More

"Our vision can simply be stated as breathing life back into our service area through job creation and economic development"

How much do you know about small business?

How much do you know about small business infogragphic.
  1. If just 1 in 3 microbusinesses hired one additional employee, the U.S. would be at full employment.
  2. Business Ownership has proven to be a pathway for people in low wealth communities to escape the ravages of poverty.
  3. The net worth of business owners is significantly higher than non-business owners.

Content was gathered from the Association for Enterprise Opportunity

The Center For Women's Enterprise

This year REDC created The Center For Women’s Enterprise which focuses on providing counseling and training for Women Business Owners. Our program is in partnership with the SBA and we are proud to serve as the host.

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