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Progress OKC is a 501c3 nonprofit Community Development Corporation created to support and revitalize Oklahoma City communities that have experienced significant disinvestment.

Our mission is to strengthen and preserve the social and economic fabric in Oklahoma City’s underserved communities by engaging in programs and partnerships focused on housing stability, economic mobility, quality of place and education.

Support our efforts to advance opportunities in Oklahoma City

PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

Several new programs to help small and minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs in Oklahoma City have launched in early 2021. 

Click below to learn how small businesses can benefit from these programs and events coordinated by Progress OKC and Northeast Oklahoma City Renaissance.

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KIVA OKC

Small businesses can apply for crowdfunded financing of up to $15,000  through the KIVA OKC program. The application process has no credit requirements, citizenship requirements, loans are 0% interest and there are no fees.

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Info Sessions

Join Progress OKC, the Oklahoma City Black Chamber of Commerce and local banks and accountants for one-on-one Paycheck Protection Program application guidance.

There's no cost to attend, registration is encouraged and masks are required. 

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Progress OKC helps entrepreneurs, startups, and growth-oriented small businesses access affordable capital and strengthen their core business practices to grow their companies. Offering group and one-on-one consulting, we will be there with you through whatever stage.

Sign-up for a meeting with our team of business consultants

Need help starting or

growing your business?

Interested in owning a home?

Progress OKC has homes on the market for families who face significant barriers to sustainable homeownership, a major vehicle for building wealth and economic opportunity. 

 

Request information about financial assistance, housing counseling, and flexible underwriting 

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Our strategy targets initiatives with local community momentum, where our added resources and services preserve and expand social and economic development. 

Small Business Support

We support and empower small businesses through training and access to affordable capital

  • Provide a business incubator space

  • Kiva OKC Hub

Affordable Housing

We develop for-sale housing for low and moderate income residents, and special needs populations such as seniors, homeless individuals, and disabled individuals

Place-Making

We provide space for safe play and performing arts and other events

  • The Auditorium at the Douglass

  • Washington Park

Support Our Efforts

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on community support, as well as federal and local funding, to help accomplish our mission of strengthening communities.

​​Progress OKC is also seeking funding from philanthropic foundations and intermediary organizations.

To help, please donate or contact us by filling in the information requested below. 

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We are passionate about advocating for community development. Through collaborations with nonprofits, neighborhood associations and redevelopment programs we have led several revitalization efforts in Oklahoma City.

                     Partners

  • The Alliance of Economic Development of Oklahoma City

  • Culbertson East Highland Neighborhood Assoc

  • City of Oklahoma City

  • Chambers of Commerce

  • Commercial Districts

  • Community Action Agency

  • Employment & Training Alliance of Central Oklahoma

  • Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma

  • Neighborhood Housing Services Inc

  • Northeast Oklahoma City Renaissance

  • Urban Land Institute

Contact

 

Progress OKC,

a Community Development Corp.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

 

info@progressokc.org


Phone

(405) 604-6780


Fax

(405) 232-8317

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