Shift Outcomes

Each year, we reflect on the prior year’s work in search of our most meaningful and impactful projects and partners to feature.

It’s not easy; we’re privileged to work with so many incredible community development leaders in a variety of sectors that it can be difficult to narrow it down. Below you’ll find a handful of short stories about initiatives that are truly shifting outcomes and collaborators who are advancing a new approach to community development.


Building a Movement

Read more about some of our work in 2021, none of which would have been possible without our amazing partners and the inspiring visions of communities we serve.

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A Collective Voice for CDFIs

The 21 CDFIs headquartered in Virginia serve rural and urban communities in all corners of the Commonwealth, and their impact is mighty.

According to the national CDFI Coalition, Virginia’s CDFIs accounted for 889 loan originations totaling $212.1 million in 2019. That includes 311 loans and investments totaling $140.7 million for businesses, nonprofits, and community facilities, and about $65.4 million supporting housing rehabilitation or construction. And that’s just one year.

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Our Impact

By the Numbers

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“I want CDFIs to continue to be strong advocates, I want us to continue to be gritty, I want us to continue to be part of a movement, and not caught up in being an industry.”

John Holdsclaw IV, President & CEO, Rochdale Capital
Reimagine Together: Growing with the Mission, December 2021

Let’s do more, together.

There are many ways to partner with VCC Social Enterprises on the road toward equity. Are you our next visionary collaborator?  

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