Organizational Overview:

Higher Purpose Co. is a nonprofit social impact agency based in Clarksdale, Mississippi utilizing the power of ownership to help communities thrive. We are disrupting the racial wealth gap by implementing economic justice initiatives to improve community wealth in underserved areas in our region. Our organization is fiscally sponsored by the Center for Rural Strategies which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit focused on improving economic and social conditions in rural communities across the United States.

Mission:

Build community wealth in underserved areas across Northwest Mississippi.

 Values:

Integrity, Equity, Teamwork, Innovation, and Growth

What We Do:

We build community wealth by focusing on business development, strategic real estate investing, and social enterprise initiatives. 

Our Model

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Entrepreneurship Development

We provide education, access to capital, and business support services to entrepreneurs, landowners, and artist.

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Strategic Real Estate Investing

Commercial and residential properties are essential to improving the quality of life of communities. Land is also major source of income for the agriculture industry. We believe in reclaiming these assets to accelerate generational wealth in our community.

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Social Enterprise Initiatives

We develop social enterprises to employ and train residents while utilizing creative strategies to foster their own entrepreneurial ventures.