Hope Enterprise Corporation
HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Credit Union) is a community development financial institution, community development intermediary and policy institute that provides affordable financial services; leverages private, public and philanthropic resources; and engages in policy analysis in order to fulfill its mission of strengthening communities, building assets, and improving lives in economically distressed parts of the Mid South. Since 1994, HOPE has generated over $2 billion in financing and related services for the unbanked and underbanked, entrepreneurs, homeowners, nonprofit organizations, health care providers and other community development purposes. Collectively, these projects have benefitted more than 650,000 individuals throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.
We are commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with the release of a special report, HOPE After the Storm. Read stories of resilience from residents and businesses owners who worked with HOPE on the Gulf Coast and NOLA in the weeks, months and years following the storm.