community development corporations Archives - Generocity Philly

community development corporations

On pursuing equity and opportunity in Philadelphia communities method

Mar. 11, 2019 2:00 pm

On pursuing equity and opportunity in Philadelphia communities

University City District's Alissa Weiss: "Too often, economic development is framed as a zero-sum game, where the needs of neighborhoods are pitted against the needs of the commercial or downtown area."
What if the ‘unusual suspects’ suddenly became leaders in the community development field? method

Sep. 17, 2018 11:39 am

What if the ‘unusual suspects’ suddenly became leaders in the community development field?

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations' Pamela Bridgeforth on advancing racial equity and leadership development in local economic work.
Power Moves: Education policy pro Ami Patel Hopkins is now a … teacher resident? people

Jul. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

Power Moves: Education policy pro Ami Patel Hopkins is now a … teacher resident?

The School District of Philadelphia's former kindergarten transition fellow is heading back to the classroom. Plus, Fairmount CDC's Kevin Moran will lead the new Northern Liberties Business Improvement District and eight more leadership changes.
How CDCs, developers and coworking spaces are growing neighborhood commercial corridors method

May 26, 2017 11:30 am

How CDCs, developers and coworking spaces are growing neighborhood commercial corridors

As discussed by a bunch of the people working in these spaces, including Lindsey Scannapieco of Scout and Meegan Denenberg and Tayyib Smith of Pipeline Philly.
Moving On: NKCDC Executive Director Sandy Salzman people

Dec. 14, 2016 3:51 pm

Moving On: NKCDC Executive Director Sandy Salzman

The fourth-generation Fishtowner is retiring from the community development corporation after 21 years at the helm. She's leaving the neighborhood better than she found it.
NKCDC’s longtime executive director, Sandy Salzman, is saying goodbye people

Oct. 25, 2016 4:26 pm

NKCDC’s longtime executive director, Sandy Salzman, is saying goodbye

Salzman has helped the community development corporation revitalize the Fishtown and Kensington areas for over 20 years. She will retire when a new ED is named.
This is what a ‘resident-driven’ sustainability initiative can look like method

Mar. 16, 2016 9:19 am

This is what a ‘resident-driven’ sustainability initiative can look like

NKCDC's Sustainable 19125 & 19134 is largely steered by residents of the River Wards themselves.
The neighborhoods of Northwest Philly are collaborating to make you love them method

Mar. 7, 2016 12:42 pm

The neighborhoods of Northwest Philly are collaborating to make you love them

Chestnut Hill, East Falls, Germantown, Manayunk, Mt. Airy, Roxborough and Ogontz-West Oak Lane are spreading the word about their collective assets, thanks to a state grant and some consulting help.
What’s it going to take to make CDC leadership more diverse? people

Dec. 14, 2015 7:00 am

What’s it going to take to make CDC leadership more diverse?

Too often, community development corporation leadership isn't representative of the population being served. There are ways to change that, though.
The Merchants Fund is looking for small businesses facing hardship to fund funding

Aug. 17, 2015 1:27 pm

The Merchants Fund is looking for small businesses facing hardship to fund

Application for the Business Stabilization and the Business Loan Match are due September 15.

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity