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Dear Akeem: Resources for food entrepreneurs, plus special business property loans method

Aug. 11, 2017 10:52 am

Dear Akeem: Resources for food entrepreneurs, plus special business property loans

Akeem Dixon's Cool Things Wit Cool People column kicks off with two questions on community development and entrepreneurship.
Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy people

Jul. 28, 2017 12:25 pm

Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy

“Consider the community, find out what the community needs, not what you think that they need,” said Christine Brown, director of the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood's Beech Community Services.
TransWork wants to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for Philly’s transgender community purpose

Jul. 27, 2017 1:50 pm

TransWork wants to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for Philly’s transgender community

The program is being spearheaded by Marcus Iannozzi of Message Agency in partnership with the Independence Business Alliance, the LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Philadelphia region.
For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same people

Jul. 12, 2017 12:25 pm

For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same

The North Philly native and executive director of North Broad Renaissance is a major connector of businesses and stakeholders as part of the nonprofit’s mission to revitalize the commercial corridor by 2020.
What a bus ride up North Broad Street showed about its potential future results

Jun. 14, 2017 11:38 am

What a bus ride up North Broad Street showed about its potential future

North Broad Renaissance, the city-funded nonprofit tasked with revitalizing the commercial corridor, has been busy making connections and improvements since it started working two years ago.
5 Philly projects are getting funded through the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge funding

Jun. 12, 2017 10:28 am

5 Philly projects are getting funded through the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge

Philly, once again, tied with Detroit for having the most winners of the Knight Foundation's annual challenge.
3 Philly nonprofits are national finalists for a $500K creative placemaking grant funding

Jun. 8, 2017 12:57 pm

3 Philly nonprofits are national finalists for a $500K creative placemaking grant

The Village of Arts and Humanities, Women's Community Revitalization Project and Drexel Writers Room are all up for a grant to use art in effective community planning and development.
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.
Here’s a (small) look at what everyone talked about at On The Table Philly results

May 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Here’s a (small) look at what everyone talked about at On The Table Philly

Because with more than 300 tables hosted on Tuesday, we couldn't possibly cover everything.
Pa. is having trouble paying for both of these neighborhood development programs funding

Jan. 9, 2017 12:51 pm

Pa. is having trouble paying for both of these neighborhood development programs

WHYY's Keystone Crossroads takes a look at the state's reinvigorated Neighborhood Assistance Program and its struggle funding Keystone Opportunity Zones.

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