Investments and Outcomes

REED has invested in the following areas:

Outcomes

  • 100% of commercial real estate loans are to non-profit development corporations
  • 96% of projects are locally-owned
  • 90% of borrowers still in business (tracking back to 1996)
  • 84% of loans are in communities of fewer than 4,000 people (26% of loans are in unincorporated rural areas)
  • 79% of borrowers are in distressed rural counties
  • 68% of borrowers provide employee benefits beyond those mandated by law
  • 65% of borrowers have fewer than 10 employees (15% have over 50 employees)
  • 40% of borrowers are electric cooperative consumers
  • 30% of loans are to women-owned or controlled entities
  • 26% of loans are for start-up projects (52% are expansions)
  • 2.4% loss rate

 

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Who We've Helped

17 Grain handling/agronomy firms
(13 are cooperatives) $113 million capital investment