Cross Timbers RC&D was created in 1990 with a focus on land, water, environmental management and community development.  Over the past 6 years, the focus has been on initiatives that help to sustain healthy rural communities.  ​Activities include small business grants and loans, customized business development coaching, healthy foods/healthy communities outreach, youth entrepreneurship, conservation initiatives and strategic alliances to build local rural community capacity.

Cross Timbers RC&D is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.