NDC’s work focuses on homes, jobs, and community. Founded as a national nonprofit in 1969, NDC has worked for almost 50 years fulfilling its mission to increase the flow of capital for investment in low-income communities. NDC directs capital to support the development and preservation of affordable housing, the creation of jobs through training and small business lending and the advancement of livable communities through investment in social infrastructure. In Skagit County, NDC operates a Revolving Loan Fund to provide patient and flexible capital to small businesses.