Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation was formed on December 8, 2000 and designated by the Internal Revenue Service on August 13, 2001 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
To raise the socioeconomic and educational levels for Native American communities and the people of Thurston County in Nebraska.
This mission will be accomplished through
To be a leading action-oriented organization.
Our purpose is to help small business to continue and prosper, to develop and implement community development projects, and to be a source of information that will benefit both small businesses and community members.
HCCDC identifies it's target service market as Native Americans in Thurston County, Nebraska. HCCDC was formed by and partners with the Winnebago Tribe and its entities. The Mission of the Ho Chunk Community Development Corporation is to raise the socio-economic and educational levels of Native American communities and the people of Thurston County in Nebraska. This mission will be accomplished through providing employment; expanding opportunities to own, manage, and operate business enterprises in economically depressed areas; identifying and assembling public and private resources for community development; and expanding housing opportunities for low-income persons and families.
During its first three years of operation, business development efforts in Winnebago have resulted in direct, positive effect on the county as a whole. As a tertiary market, HCCDC offers and has provided some of its services to Native Americans located throughout Nebraska.
Based on community input and strategic planning, the Board and Executive Director have established three primary areas of focus: