Founded in 1980, and certified as a CDFI in 2001, County Corps focuses on enhancing the quality of life in Montgomery and neighboring counties through improved economic opportunities. Its housing programs include developing new affordable units, providing foreclosure counseling, and funding emergency and/or accessibility home rehabilitation projects. In 2013, these programs were credited with creating 25 new units, rehabbing 20 existing units, and assisting over 850 households. Through its BizCap program, County Corps also provides small loans to area businesses for working capital, debt refinance, or business expansion. In 2013, BizCap approved 17 loans totaling $3.6 million, closed on 17 loans totaling $5 million, and leveraged nearly $6 million from other lenders.