Two people standing to the side and in front of a sign for MCCAIN FUNERAL HOME.

Client Profile: Cody T. McCain Sr.

Profiles of Impact

For Cody T. McCain Sr., opening a funeral home has been a lifelong dream, nurtured from the time he was a 4-year-old attending his great-great uncle’s funeral and fascinated by the ceremony and service.

By age 8, McCain’s interest in …

Client Profile: Edmund Washington

Profiles of Impact

For Edmund Washington, being an entrepreneur is a dream come true. “I got a late start to it, but I always wanted to own my own business,” says Edmund, owner of two locations of the franchise, No Grease, a men’s luxury …

Client Profile: Jill Hendrick

Profiles of Impact

Jill Hendrick of Pineville, West Virginia, says that entrepreneurship is in her blood. “My grandmother opened the first flower shop in Wyoming County in 1948,” she says. “I haven’t researched it, but I’d bet that she was one of the …

Storefronts in downtown Siler City, North Carolina on a sunny afternoon.

Truist teams with N.C. Rural Center on $40 million minority lending program


Truist Financial announced a $40 million initial donation to help establish CornerSquare Community Capital, a new multistate fund formed by the nonprofit N.C. Rural Center based in Raleigh. CornerSquare will support selected community development financial institutions (CDFIs) by purchasing 25% …

Truist Financial gives $40M to launch fund supporting underserved areas


Truist Financial Corp. is donating $40 million to launch a nonprofit fund that supports undeserved communities.

CornerSquare Community Capital is a new national fund that will work with community development financial institutions, or CDFIs, to help minority-and women-owned businesses. The …