Q: What is a Community Development Corporation?

A: In the late 1960s, federal legislation authored by Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Jacob Javits, both of New York, established Community Development Corporations to revitalize urban, underserved communities. 

Q: What is the mission of Scissortail Community Development Corporation?


A: To improve the physical and social infrastructures in blighted neighborhoods across Oklahoma whose populations are significantly below the area median income.

Q: What is the composition of a Community Development Corporation’s board of directors?

A: Community development boards are composed of at least one-third community residents.