Investments and Outcomes

REED has invested in the following areas:

Outcomes

  • 100% of commercial real estate loans are to non-profit development corporations
  • 100% of borrowers are in rural counties
  • 98% of projects are locally owned, keeping profits in the community
  • 93% of borrowers still in business (tracking back to 1996)
  • 79% of loans are in communities of fewer than 2,500 people
  • 65% of borrowers provide employee benefits beyond those mandated by law
  • 61% of borrowers have fewer than 10 employees (18% have over 50 employees)
  • 39% of borrowers are electric cooperative consumers
  • 34% of loans are to women owned or controlled entities
  • 26% of loans are for start-up projects (53% are expansions)