CommunityWorks is a non-profit financial organization committed to building a brighter future for underserved families and communities through financial education, lending, and investing. We envision robust and vibrant communities that offer the opportunity for financial stability and economic achievement for everyone.
CommunityWorks opened its doors in 2008 as Greenville Housing Fund, a local housing trust fund created from a partnership between the United Way of Greenville County, Greenville County Redevelopment Authority, and The City of Greenville. Since then, we have grown into a diverse Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), helping to build brighter futures for underserved families and communities all across South Carolina.
Gaining Opportunity to Assets, Loans, and Savings
GOALS represents the framework by which CommunityWorks creates pathways for underserved families and communities with access to financial coaching, small dollar consumer loans, small business loans, community loans, and asset building programs- resources that are often unavailable to low-wealth families from mainstream financial institutions. These pathways are then connected to create an infrastructure to support an opportunity economy and help families achieve their goals. We do this by helping to: