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Community Greening Made Easier with Microgrants From Keep Philadelphia Beautiful funding

Jan. 30, 2015 12:32 pm

Community Greening Made Easier with Microgrants From Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Small grants are available for litter abatement projects
People’s Emergency Center and Public Workshop Partner to Bring Message Board to Lancaster Avenue people

Nov. 20, 2014 11:50 am

People’s Emergency Center and Public Workshop Partner to Bring Message Board to Lancaster Avenue

The space will serve as a new hub for sharing information in West Philly.
Philly Federal Reserve Releases Inventory of Useful Data Sources for Community Development people

Oct. 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Philly Federal Reserve Releases Inventory of Useful Data Sources for Community Development

The Community Development Studies and Education Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released an inventory of useful data resources for community development professionals and organizations. The inventory contains a list of 16 resources, which include data on housing, demographics, economy and education. In addition to the list, the inventory provides 1-2 page […]
Storefront Challenge 2014 Celebrates How Good Design is Good Business people

Oct. 15, 2014 12:45 pm

Storefront Challenge 2014 Celebrates How Good Design is Good Business

The Commerce Department and the Community Design Collaborative (CDC) held an award ceremony yesterday, October 14, for businesses that have made storefront improvements in the last two years. The winning storefronts were selected from a city-wide call for nominations that included a range of designs, from formerly vacant buildings transformed by new businesses to minor retrofits made […]
DesignPhiladelphia Festival Highlights More Than Good Design people

Oct. 3, 2014 11:03 am

DesignPhiladelphia Festival Highlights More Than Good Design

The upcoming DesignPhiladelphia Festival, which runs from October 8-17, will celebrate good design in Philadelphia. While many events are focused on areas commonly associated with design, such as fashion or product design, the festival will also feature a number of events looking at the design of the city itself — from its architecture and industrial […]
Germantown United CDC Announces Micro-Grant Program for Community Beautification people

Jun. 19, 2014 11:49 am

Germantown United CDC Announces Micro-Grant Program for Community Beautification

Germantown United Community Development Corporation (GUCDC) announced last week that it will offer micro-grants to individuals and organizations who want to beautify the town’s business corridor as part of a new bi-annual program called “Fund for Germantown – Programs for Progress.” The grants will range from $100 to $1,000, with an overall budget of $8,000 […]
Improvements Continue on East Passyunk Avenue people

May 20, 2014 12:06 pm

Improvements Continue on East Passyunk Avenue

Image via Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) Over the past decade, the East Passyunk Avenue commercial corridor between Broad and Dickinson streets in South Philadelphia has become one of the trendiest places in the city to shop and dine. The Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC), which aided in this improvement by redeveloping vacant properties, is […]
Ready, Willing and Able’s “Men in Blue” Empower Themselves While Cleaning Communities people

May 13, 2014 10:10 am

Ready, Willing and Able’s “Men in Blue” Empower Themselves While Cleaning Communities

Andy Dalzell, programs coordinator at the South of South Neighborhood Association, standing with Ready, Willing, and Able employees at corner of Washington Avenue and Broad Street. It was a sea of blue last Thursday at the Old Pine Church in Society Hill as 32 Ready, Willing, and Able employees, suited in their token uniforms, graduated […]

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