Apple Community Development Corporation was founded in 2016 in Arlington, Texas. Apple Community Development Corporation’s mission is to make an economic impact in the communities where we serve by providing technical assistance to non-profit organizations, small businesses, and entrepreneurs, and access to capital to underserved communities and minorities. Apple CDC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving communities in the United States. We are in the process of applying for our Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) certification and will be submitting the application by April 2021.

Apple Community Development Corporation was started as a means to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations with business education. Partnering with SCORE Fort Worth, SBDC, and SBA has allowed the corporation to grow to over 361 classes with an enrollment of over 7,200 people predominantly in downtown Arlington. As a result, Apple CDC has created over 200 nonprofit organizations in Texas and at least 1,000 new businesses; mentoring over 600 clients, and assisting in helping these companies and organizations to receive over $5.0 M in government contracts and $3.0 M in grants.  

TIMOTHY JACQUET – Founder, Chairman, President & Executive Director
Residing in Grand Prairie, Texas—a suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex—Tim is a business consultant with more than 39 years of experience in nonprofit management and business financing. Tim’s career with a non-profit organization started in Archdiocese, of the Galveston-Houston area, with community groups such as Catholic Charities, Innercity Catholic Schools, The Metropolitan Organization, church credit unions development, and the University of St. Thomas. After college, he worked at AT&T as an equipment financing manager then later served as a Sales Manager for AutoNation Toyota where his team brought the store from 167th to 14th in the nation in sales volume. 

During his tenure in corporate America, he has owned several businesses in cosmetics, a religious bookstore, and an IT company which became a government contractor with the Department of Defense for almost two decades. Tim started Apple Capital 11 years ago as an asset-based lending company to help companies that were non-bankable get loans during the 2008 crash, and to provide education courses and information to small businesses; for which he developed a radio show aptly named ‘The Core Business Show”. In 2018, Apple Capital was gifted to Apple Community Development Corporation. 

Tim has received numerous awards during his time serving the community in Houston and in 2016 was named by the Small Business Administration one of the ‘Emerging Leaders’ for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. For the past three years to present he has served the community as Vice Chairman for the SCORE Fort Worth Chapter and was named ‘Volunteer of The Year’ in 2018. Additionally, he serves as the Director of Liturgy & Music as well as Pastoral Advisor for Development which he has been doing for 9 years at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Arlington, TX. Tim’s pride and joy is his family, wife Tinita, and his three children.

LINDA GRAY, DCL, Director of Development
Residing in Dallas, Texas, Linda is a nonprofit business consultant with more than 25 years of experience along with functioning as President of Corporate Connections—a nonprofit management business with expertise in nonprofit startups, grant research, and development for over 300 Churches, grassroots faith-based organizations and community nonprofits. Her professional affiliated memberships include the National Association of Professional Women, American Association of Grant Professionals, National Grants Management Association, and very dear to her heart, she serves as a Certified Business Mentor for SCORE Chapter in Dallas, Texas. 

 Linda, a specialist in nonprofits and grants, has successfully helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations in receiving technical assistance in IRS 501c3 certification as well as securing over 3.5 million dollars in grant awards. She will be doing orientation classes on the expectation, implementation, and reporting for grants; a series did to help any new organization receiving grants to become more efficient and responsible. She has also been awarded contracts from the following: City of Mobile, Alabama, US DOJ Weed & Seed Grant Program, City of Prichard AmeriCORP Program, CDBG Program, City of Bristol Florida, CDBG Program, and the City of Plano CDBG Program; all of which were presented at the City of Frisco Community Development Department Orientation to nonprofit organizations applying for CDBG Funds.

TINITA JACQUET, Founder & Director of Community Development
Residing in Grand Prairie, Texas, Tinita oversees the operations of Apple Capital Group, Inc. and serves as Community Development Director. Tinita has been in the transportation sector for over 27 years working with companies such as Avis and Southwest. 

ILEANA VAZQUEZ, Director of Financing & Operations Manager
Residing in North Richland Hills, Texas. Ileana oversees all underwriting, documentation and funding for Apple Capital Group, Inc.  She served as the Finance Manager at Fussell Trucks for 5 years in Dallas, Texas. She has been our operations manager for over 3 years. 

JAMAL DEAN, Director of Transportation
Residing in Garland, Texas. Oversees our transportation sales operations for Apple Capital Group. Jamal was a senior account executive with Commercial Fleet Finance in Dallas, Texas, a high-volume transportation financing company. He has been us for over 3 years. 

Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Timothy Jacquet
Tinita Jacquet
Josephine Paul
Sherilen Abraham
Linda Gray
William Purcell, Jr.
Socorro Perales


Advisory Board

Eric Paul – Fundraising Committee
Lin O’Neill – Corporate Development Committee
Dr. Tim Studstill – Fundraising Committee Committee
Hillary David – Investments & Partnership Committee
Rev. B.L. Smith – Community Development  Committee


Apple Community Development Corporation
201 East Abram Street, Suite 120 | Arlington, TX 76010
info@applecdc.org (Email)
DUNS: 080536823 EIN 81-449-4791 CAGE Code: 7T8G4

817-484-0212 (Local Main Phone) *866-611-7457 (Main Phone) * 866-611-0656 (Fax Phone)

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Points of Contact:

Tim Jacquet, Executive Director
817-484-0212 Extension 130 (tjacquet@applecdc.org)

Linda Gray, DCL, Development Director
817-484-0212 Ext.155 (lgray@applecdc.org)

Ileana Vazquez, Operation Manager
817-484-0212 Extension 153 (ivazquez@applecdc.org)

Organization Profile:

Apple Community Development Corporation—Apple CDC—was founded in 2016 in Arlington, Texas. Our mission is to provide technical assistance to non-profit organizations and small businesses, as well as, access to capital and financial literacy programs to home buyers and owners. Apple CDC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving communities in the United States.

Specialities: Technical Assistance, Small Business Lending

NACIS Codes:

Book Store: 451211 & 453998

All Professional Scientics & Technical Service: 541990

Convention and Trade Show Organizers: 561920

Professional and Management Development Training: 611430

Market Research: 541910

Equipment Leasing & Financing, Automotive, Industrial and Heavy Duty
NACIS: 52220, 532412, 532420, 532490, 522220, 522293, 522294, 522298, 551112

Credit Card Processing Services: 522320

Computer: Software (Business Enterprise, Government & Academic), Components, Networking, Peripherals and systems. We are a Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft Partner. NACIS: 443120,423430

Payment Options: We accept all major credit cards – Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Expresss and Net 15 & 30 terms.

Corporate Designations:

Federal Woman Owned Small Business, ORCA Registration, CCR/ProNet – Dynamic Small Business search

Professional Association:

BBB – Better Business Bureau of Tarrant

NAELB – National Association of Equipment of Leasing Broker

NEFA – National Equipment Finance Association

CFA – Commercial Finance Association


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Financial Statement for Fiscal Year 2017

Apple CDC Audit Financials 2017

Federal Annual 990 Return for Organization Exempt from Income Tax 2018 & 2019
Apple CDC 990 Return 2018 (1)