Growth Matters is a pioneering organization committed to fostering economic empowerment and elevating the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Drawing inspiration from the legacy of the National Urban League, our mission centers around promoting civil rights and social justice.


Growth Matters is an organization committed to fostering positive change and empowering communities across the nation. Inspired by the vision of the National Urban League, which was founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, Growth Matters partners with local affiliates to develop transformative programs, conduct public policy research, and advocate for meaningful change.

About Us – Growth Matters: Empowering the Underserved

Welcome to Growth Matters, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and uplifting underserved communities. Our mission is to create opportunities for personal and community growth by addressing the unique challenges faced by these populations. By providing access to essential resources, education, and support, we aim to foster self-sufficiency and a brighter future for all.

Our Story:

Growth Matters was founded in 2013 by a group of passionate individuals who recognized the growing need for targeted interventions and support within underserved communities.

Witnessing the impact of systemic barriers on these populations, our founders were inspired to create an organization that prioritizes equity, inclusion, and empowerment.

Our Approach:

We believe in a holistic and community-driven approach to tackling the challenges faced by underserved communities. By working closely with local partners, including schools, community centers, and businesses, we tailor our programs to meet the specific needs of each community we serve. This ensures that our interventions are both relevant and effective.

Our Programs:

Education and Skill Development: We provide access to quality education, vocational training, and skill development programs for children, adolescents, and adults. Our goal is to equip them with the tools necessary to thrive in the modern workforce.

  • Health and Wellness: Our health and wellness initiatives focus on increasing access to healthcare services, promoting mental health awareness, and encouraging healthy lifestyle habits within the communities we serve.
  • Economic Empowerment: Through microfinancing, entrepreneurship training, and financial literacy programs, we empower individuals to build sustainable livelihoods and contribute to their local economies.
  • Community Development: We collaborate with community members to create safe, inclusive, and vibrant spaces that promote social cohesion and encourage civic engagement.

Our Impact:

Since our inception, Growth Matters has positively impacted the lives of thousands of individuals in underserved communities. With your support, we continue to expand our reach and deepen our impact, creating a more equitable and thriving world for all.

Join Us:

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of underserved communities? We invite you to join our growing team of volunteers, donors, and partners. Together, we can create lasting change and build a brighter future for everyone. Get in touch with us today!