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CED Grant Awards FY 2012

Published: September 28, 2012
Audience:
Community Economic Development (CED)
Category:
Current grantees, Abstracts
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Grantee Name (Click on Grantees' name for more information)

City

State

 Amount 

Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association

Juneau

AK

$230,674.00

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix

AZ

$728,750.00

The East Los Angeles Community Union

Los Angeles

CA

$728,750.00

Anacostia Economic Development Corporation

Washington

DC

$728,750.00

Northwest Jacksonville CDC

Jacksonville

FL

$728,750.00

Opa-locka Community Development Corporation

Opa-locka

FL

$728,750.00

Partners for Prosperity: New Beginnings for Eastern Idaho

Blackfoot

ID

$639,500.00

Workforce, Inc.

Indianapolis

IN

$728,750.00

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation

London

KY

$728,750.00

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

Somerset

KY

$500,000.00

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, Inc.

Brockton

MA

$728,750.00

Microenterprise Council of Maryland

Crownsville

MD

$728,750.00

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI)

Wiscasset

ME

$700,000.00

Model Cities of Saint Paul

Saint paul

MN

$728,750.00

Project for Pride in Living, Inc.

Minneapolis

MN

$624,000.00

Business Outreach Center Network, Inc.

Brooklyn

NY

$793,500.00

Harlem Business Alliance, Inc.

New York

NY

$728,750.00

Rural Enterprises of Oklahoma, Inc.

Durant

OK

$728,750.00

East Liberty Development, Inc.

Pittsburgh

PA

$800,000.00

Corporación Financiamiento Empresarial Comercio Comunidades

San Juan

PR

$728,750.00

ABC Community Empowerment CDC

Norfolk

VA

$728,750.00

People Incorporated of Virginia

Abingdon

VA

$728,750.00

Washington Community Alliance for Self-Help

Seattle

WA

$728,750.00

Impact Seven, Inc.

Almena

WI

$766,016.00

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

Milwaukee

WI

$728,750.00

 

Total

 

$17,442,438

 

Alaska

Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association

Location

234 Gold Street
Juneau, AK 99801

Phone Number

907-723-1920

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0986

Grant Amount

$230,674

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.apicda.com/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Larry Cotter

Project Description

The Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) will expand the capacity of one of its fish processing subsidiaries (Bering Pacific Seafoods) in False Pass, Alaska.  With CED funds, APICDA will purchase and install three 20,000-gallon oil tanks to provide generator fuel to operate the Bering Pacific Seafood processing facility.  APICDA will recruit, employ and train TANF and low-income individuals to process seafood in the facility.  This project will benefit the low-income residents of Aleutians East Borough by creating 25 new full-time jobs.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1

 

Arizona

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc

Location

1046 East Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Phone Number

602-257-0700

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1003

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.cplc.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Edmundo Hidalgo

Project Description

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC) will use CED funding to revitalize CPLC’s Wells Fargo Business Plaza and create an equity investment fund to support the start-up expansion of small businesses located in low-income communities in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Wells Fargo Business Plaza will be transformed to provide affordable office space and a quick service restaurant.  CPLC will also provide technical assistance, workforce development, and placement services to businesses participating in this project. This project will benefit the City of Phoenix by creating 42 jobs in low-income communities and serving a market of minority entrepreneurs. 

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 42
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

California

The East Los Angeles Community Union

Location

5400 East Olympic Boulevard, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90022

Phone Number

323-721-1655

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0990

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://telacu.com

Authorizing Official

Ms. Lorraine Gallegos

Project Description

The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) will develop a new 17,062 square foot building to accommodate iWorks US, Inc., a manufacturer of custom decorative lighting fixtures in Commerce City in East Los Angeles, California.  TELACU will use CED funds to make an equity investment to TELACU NW Five, Inc., which owns the property where iWorks will be located.  This project will create 35 full-time jobs for low-income individuals in the lighting fixture manufacturing industry.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 35
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $804,113

 

District Of Columbia

Anacostia Economic Development Corporation

Location

1800 Martin Luther King Ave, SE, Suite 100
Washington DC 20020

Phone Number

202-889-5100

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1017

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.anacostiacdc.com/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Michael Wallach

Project Description

The Anacostia Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) will use CED funding to develop and expand an LED manufacturing plant in the Anacostia neighborhood located in Washington, DC’s Ward 8. AEDC will partner with LEDS America to manufacture light emitting diodes products in a 10,595 square foot warehouse facility leased from AEDC and located in the Anacostia neighborhood.  This LED lighting plant will assemble LED bulbs and establish a manufacturing presence in Washington, DC and will create 51 jobs for low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 51
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $250,000

 

Florida

 

Northwest Jacksonville CDC

Location

1122 Golfair Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32209

Phone Number

904-598-9196

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1011

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.northwestjaxcdc.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Paul Tutwiler

Project Description

Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) will develop and manage a commercial and retail town center in a formerly vacant property, providing access to retail and commercial activity in the Moncreif Road Corridor in Jacksonville, FL. The commercial center will have tenants, provide technical assistance to growing business, and create jobs for low-income individuals. The site will be developed into a two-story town center, promoting business development and expansion in relevant growth industries, including a home healthcare enterprise and a personal care facility with hair, nail and spa services.  This project will create 49 jobs for low-income community residents, specifically displaced workers, TANF recipients, at-risk teenagers, individuals residing in public housing, non-custodial parents, homeless individuals, and those with developmental disabilities.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 49
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $3,348,822

 

Opa-locka Community Development Corporation

Location

490 Opa Locka Boulevard, Suite 20
Opa-Locka, FL 33054

Phone Number

305-687-3545

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1021

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.olcdc.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Gisella Bustillos-Wong

Project Description

Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) will use CED funds to develop and launch a 12,000 square foot shared-use commercial kitchen and business incubator for low-income residents of Opa-Locka and Miami-Dade County.  The incubator will provide a platform for talented lower-income food entrepreneurs to grow sustainable businesses that can support them, their families, and their employees. The incubator kitchen will provide at least 18 start-up and informal low-income food micro-entrepreneurs with the licensed commercial kitchen space they need to grow their businesses.  The incubator will also recruit 47 expanding businesses into the incubator to create more employment opportunities for low-income individuals.  This project will provide industry-specific training and technical assistance; access-to-markets, distribution channels, and networking opportunities; business planning assistance; and linkages to affordable, fair sources of microcredit and capital to allow entrepreneurs to sustain and grow their businesses. This project will create 32 jobs for low-income residents of Opa-Locka and Miami-Dade County.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 18
- Funds to be leveraged: $1,550,500

 

Idaho

Partners for Prosperity: New Beginnings for Eastern Idaho

Location

625 West Pacific Street, Suite 1
Blackfoot, ID 83221

Phone Number

208-785-0059

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0995

Grant Amount

$639,500

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

  

Authorizing Official

Ms. Sonia Martinez

Project Description

Partners for Prosperity: New Beginnings for Eastern Idaho (P4P) will partner with the Latino Economic and Development Center (LEAD) to provide eastern Idaho’s Latino small business owners and entrepreneurs with the tools for successful business start-up and growth.  P4P will work with LEAD to  use CED funding to provide small business training and education, personalized technical assistance, and a revolving loan fund to spur job growth in the retail and service industries in eastern Idaho.  P4P will provide technical assistance and capacity building support to LEAD on topics such as grant management and reporting, accounting, and assistance with managing the revolving loan fund.  This project will create 32 full-time jobs in emerging Latino communities in eastern Idaho where the poverty rate is double that of the non-Latino community.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

Indiana

Workforce, Inc.

Location

754 Sherman Street, Suite 220
Indianapolis, IN 46201

Phone Number

317-532-1367

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0999

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.recycleforce.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Gregg Keesling

Project Description

Workforce, Inc. will expand its electronics recycling business in the low-income neighborhoods of Indianapolis, Indiana and Columbus, Ohio. The project will increase the amount of electronic material collected by adding city governments, solid waste districts, colleges, and large private businesses to the material flow. Workforce, Inc. will also expand its current collection sites and develop new collection sites throughout Indiana and surrounding states.  The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs for low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

Kentucky

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation

Location

362 Old Whitley Road
London, KY 40744

Phone Number

606-864-5175

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0985

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.khic.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Brenda McDaniel

Project Description

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation (KHIC) will use CED funds to make a below market loan to Senture, LLC to expand a customer service support center located in Laurel County in southeastern Kentucky.  Senture has been awarded a sub-contract by Accenture to operate the Common Origination and Disbursement Customer Service Support Services, which will entail live agent, email, and back office services. The project will create 50 new full-time jobs, which will stabilize and grow the local economy and provide opportunities for individuals to achieve self-sufficiency. 

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 50
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $557,735

 

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

Location

2292 S Highway 27, Ste 340
Somerset, KY 42501

Phone Number

606-677-6100

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE09993

Grant Amount

$500,000

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.southeastkentucky.com/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Greg Jones

Project Description

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) will use CED funds to establish a revolving loan fund and provide capital to Somerset Recycling Services, Inc., a paper and plastics recycler located in Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky.  Somerset Recycling will expand its manufacturing operations through a contract with a leading manufacturer of plastic and film products to recycle plastic bags from major retailers into plastic pellets that will be used to produce new bags. Bags collected from retailers will be sent to Somerset Recycling for conversion into plastic pellets that will be returned to the manufacturer for the production of new bags.  The expansion will result in the creation of 25 full-time jobs for low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $513,400

 

Maine

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI)

Location

36 Water Street
Wiscasset, ME 04578

Phone Number

207-882-5155

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1006

Grant Amount

$700,000

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.ceimaine.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Keith Bisson

Project Description

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) will use CED funding to establish a revolving loan fund, through which CEI will finance three Maine companies that are creating or designing innovative textile-based products and processes. The three companies are: Hyperlite Mountain Gear, located in Biddeford; Atayne, currently in Brunswick, but planning a new manufacturing facility in Lewiston; and Maine Textiles International LLC (d/b/a Saco River DyeWorks), a new enterprise to be located in Biddeford.  CEI will partner with Manufacturer’s Association of Maine (MAMe) to finance each company and create 40 full-time jobs in the textile industry.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

Maryland

Microenterprise Council of Maryland

Location

100 Community Place #1529
Crownsville, MD 21032

Phone Number

410-514-7776

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1008

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.emicromaryland.com/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Mikal McCartney

Project Description

The Microenterprise Council of Maryland (MCM) will utilize CED funds to expand InfoVance, a document imaging company in Baltimore, Maryland.  InfoVance specializes in production document imaging for storage, sharing, and safeguarding.   InfoVance will be expanded through newly launched technology and several partnerships that provide opportunities for product co-branding, and the company’s need to grow its facility and staff.  MCM will provide technical and professional support, in addition to a low-interest loan for business expenses.  This project will create 42 jobs to benefit low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 42
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $1,020,000

 

Massachusetts

Brightwood Development Corporation

Location

2460 Main Street, Suite 112
Springfield, MA 01107

Phone Number

413-272-2299

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0992

Grant Amount

$788,673

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

 

Authorizing Official

Mr. Heriberto Flores

Project Description

Brightwood Development Corporation (BDC) will establish a business unit, Healthy Foods Distribution and Logistics (HF-D&L), in Puerto Rico, which will provide sales, freight brokerage and trucking/delivery services to the Western Food and Agro Processing Center (FAPC) firms.   A principal HF-D&L service will be distribution systems that deliver healthy foods to four “Healthy Foods” retail outlets that will be established in strategic locations in the service area.  The project will expand the production, distribution and sale of healthy foods in the low-income communities of western and southwestern Puerto Rico, through the start-up and expansion of profitable business operations that create sustainable full-time employment for low-income individuals, provide measurable contributions to local community revitalization, and promote healthy diets in food desert locations across the region. The project will create 40 new full-time jobs, which will greatly benefit community residents.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $332,525

 

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, Inc.

Location

63 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Phone Number

508-894-3203

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1009

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.bnhc.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Susan Joss

Project Description

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center (BNHC) will use CED funding for the completion of a construction project that will expand the community health center in Brockton, Massachusetts by more than 24,000 square feet.  The expansion will enable BNHC to serve more patients and hire more staff. CED funds will also support the costs of human resources support, employment coaching, and training programs for entry level staff, designed to give them the skills they will need to advance their careers.  This expansion will create 40 new full-time jobs for low-income individuals in the Brockton community.  Each new position will offer extensive skills training including interpreter certification, computer training, and a customer service/critical thinking certificate program offered through the University of Massachusetts.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $2,931,011

 

Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation

Location

594 Columbia Road, Suite 302
Boston, MA 02125

Phone Number

617-825-4200

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0991

Grant Amount

$788,673

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.dbedc.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Jeanne DuBois

Project Description

Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC) will use CED funds to redevelop a 35,650 square-foot industrial building into the Bornstein & Pearl Food Production Center in Dorchester, MA.  DBEDC will do this by providing equity investment in DB Industrial, Inc. for development and equipment fit-out. The new center will house permanent tenants involved in food production and wholesale distribution, an expansion of a successful shared commercial kitchen, and ancillary services, including cold and dry storage and a dedicated commissary and wash-down area for mobile food truck operators.  DBEDC plans to partner with two culinary training programs that serve low-income individuals facing barriers to employment and with their own Re-Entry Initiative that helps ex-offenders transition into the Dorchester community.  This project will help revitalize an area recognized as a food desert, expand food-related business and increase access to healthy and affordable food.  This project will create a minimum of 37 new full-time jobs, which will greatly benefit the low-income neighborhood of Dorchester in Boston’s inner-city.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 37
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $5,504,649

 

 

Minnesota

 

Model Cities of Saint Paul

Location

839 University Ave West
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone Number

651-632-8343

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1022

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.modelcities.org/

Authorizing Official

Dr. Beverley Hawkins

Project Description

Model Cities of Saint Paul (MCSP) will use CED funds to complete the financing necessary to construct two mixed-use developments, the BROWNstone and Central Exchange, along the Central Corridor light rail transit line in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The developments will house a mix of retail, restaurant, commercial, and office spaces to include such businesses as deli shops, boutiques, coffee shops, pharmacies, and accounting firms.  The BROWNstone and Central Exchange will create 35 jobs and target small, local and minority‐owned businesses to fill the spaces, benefiting the community of Saint Paul.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 35
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $6,731,081

 

Project for Pride in Living, Inc.

Location

1035 East Franklin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone Number

612-455-5203

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0997

Grant Amount

$624,000

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.ppl-inc.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Steve Cramer

Project Description

Project for Pride in Living (PPL) will establish the Quality Hands Initiative, which will create enterprises and job opportunities in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area in Minnesota.  This Initiative will focus on labor intensive material handling processes for manufactured foods and the deconstruction of recyclable materials.  This project will make products for sale through marketing outlets, while also being able to undertake contracts for the production of ordered apparel for companies including, logos, special graphics, and other types of customized requirements.    This project will create 32 new jobs for low-income individuals and enable the Quality Hands Initiative to significantly expand its markets and services to existing and new customers while providing employment and job skills training to a population that is among the most difficult to employ.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $652,348

 

New York

Business Outreach Center Network, Inc.

Location

85 South Oxford Street, Floor 2
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Phone Number

718-624-9115

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1020

Grant Amount

$793,500

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.bocnet.org/boc/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Nancy Carin

Project Description

The Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network will partner with BOC Capital Corp., a non-for-profit Community Development Financial Institution  (CDFI),  as well as with the workforce development system and other community partners, to implement the BOC Sustainable Community Business Development Project, in New York City.  The business expansion project will implement a revolving green loan fund that will enable businesses to expand their operations and create new jobs in sectors with opportunities for advancement for low-income individuals.   The following three businesses will receive the initial loans: Tri-State Biodiesel, in Hunts Point, Bronx, to expand its fuel sales division; WelPak Corp., in Maspeth, Queens, to execute a waste reduction plan, manufacturing improvements, and energy upgrades as part of its trucking and warehouse services; and Trilok Fusion Arts, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, to add energy efficient classrooms, garden and greenhouse, and commercial kitchen to expand its childcare center, community arts school, and community garden..  This project will create 42 new employment opportunities.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 42
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 3
- Funds to be leveraged: $383,000

 

Harlem Business Alliance, Inc.

Location

275 Lenox Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027

Phone Number

212-665-7010

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1001

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.hbany.org

Authorizing Official

Ms. Regina Smith

Project Description

The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) will use CED funds to develop the Contractor Community, a program that helps the development and growth of small businesses involved in construction and related goods and services, in Harlem, NY.  The Contractor Community will provide consultation and training services, incubator/affordable office space, pro-bono back office services, and a low-interest loan fund for small businesses.  HBA staff will be responsible for a full array of bookkeeping and administrative services for participating businesses, will  maintain a loan fund that will make direct low-interest loans that will provide seed money, and help businesses purchase equipment and supplies, and/or working capital.  The Contractor Community will create 40 new jobs for low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 3
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

 

Oklahoma

Rural Enterprises of Oklahoma, Inc.

Location

2912 Enterprise Drive, Suite C4

Durant, OK 74701

Phone Number

580-924-5094

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0988

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.ruralenterprises.com/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Tom Smith

Project Description

Rural Enterprises of Oklahoma, Inc. (REI) will provide a loan to Lenape Lighting and Manufacturing (LL&M), an LED lighting manufacturing business, in Caddo County, Oklahoma.   LL&M will respond to the increasing demand for energy efficient products, production jobs in a growing sector that is.  REI will support LL&M and monitor job creation and placement.  This project will create 52 full-time jobs for low-income individuals in an area where there are limited opportunities for employment.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 52
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $4,600,000

 

 

Pennsylvania

East Liberty Development, Inc.

Location

6101 Penn Avenue, Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 13206

Phone Number

412-361-8061

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0989

Grant Amount

$800,000

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.eastliberty.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Skip Schwab

Project Description

East Liberty Development, Inc. (ELDI) will undertake the Y Hotel Project, which will transform the local YMCA into a hotel in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The redevelopment will result in a 63 room hotel, to be operated by the Ace Group International, with amenities including a restaurant, exercise facilities, coffee bar, specialty retail, and event and programming spaces.  The Y Hotel Project will create 45 new, full-time jobs and meet the growing hotel demand generated by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the UPMC bio-tech and bio-medical centers, UPMC Hilman Cancer Center, nearby universities, growing hospital systems in Pittsburgh’s East End, and area businesses.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 45
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $18,037,276

 

Virginia

ABC Community Empowerment CDC

Location

3301 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508

Phone Number

 

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0994

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

 

Authorizing Official

Mr. Sheridan Nelson

Project Description

ABC Community Empowerment, Inc. (ABC-CDC) will develop four residential houses into “Angel Homes,” which will provide residential and daycare services for intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals in Norfolk, Virginia.  CED funds will be used to finance the renovation of four homes purchased and leased by ABC-CDC and bring them up to State residential and daycare standards. The Angel Homes will be assisted living residential facilities that will provide services in adult daily living and assist with transitioning back into the community from state operated institutions.  The project will create 32 jobs and provide job training and career development opportunities for low-income individuals as residential aides, certified nurses’ assistants, cooks, and other supportive staff jobs.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $637,890

 

People Incorporated of Virginia

Location

1173 West Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210

Phone Number

276-623-9000

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1004

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.peopleinc.net/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Robert Goldsmith

Project Description

People Incorporated of Virginia (People Incorporated), will partner with Community Action Financial Institute (CAFI), an emerging Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), to create employment opportunities for low-income individuals nation-wide.  People Incorporated will provide CAFI with the resources necessary to provide technical assistance to their borrowers as they continue to establish and build their CDFI through two loans, one to capitalize lending activities for use by community action agencies and the second to operate the first of its loan funds.  This project will create 40 employment opportunities for low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

Washington

Washington Community Alliance for Self-Help

Location

2100 24th Avenue South, Suite 380
Seattle, WA 98144

Phone Number

206-352-1945

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1019

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://washingtoncash.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Jorgi Knickrehm

Project Description

The Washington Community Alliance for Self-Help (CASH) will utilize CED funds to develop the Business Accelerator Project (BAP), which will develop 40 small businesses in communities surrounding Seattle, Washington.  The Business Accelerator Project will help increase economic vitality by providing a business incubator and incubator services that are focused entirely on low-income individuals, providing them with specialized technical assistance, loan funds, a retail store in which to sell products, and Individual Development Accounts to build savings. New businesses will be established that will result in 40 new, full-time jobs and help low-income individuals overcome generational poverty, unemployment, and lack of access to credit.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 52
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 40
- Funds to be leveraged: $247,522

 

 

Wisconsin

Impact Seven, Inc.

Location

147 Lake Almena Drive
Almena, WI 54805

Phone Number

715-357-3334

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1010

Grant Amount

$774,524

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2017

Website

http://www.impactseven.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Brett Gerber

Project Description

Impact Seven will partner with area leaders to form the Superior Area Revitalization Initiative in Superior, Wisconsin.  This project will expand a major Superior area employer – Exodus Machines.  Exodus will increase production from six machines per month to 32 machines per month and acquire a 2.88 acre lot to build a 60,000 square foot building addition on the site.  This project will create 206 new job opportunities, 155 to be filled by low-income individuals. Jobs will be created in welding, machining, assembly, expediting, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing supervision, and office operations.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 206
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $15,700,000

 

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

Location

4255 North 30th, Suite 1
Milwaukee, WI 53216

Phone Number

414-444-8213

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE0998

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

http://www.nwscdc.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Howard Snyder

Project Description

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation (NWSCDC) will finance the expansion of a high-tech manufacturing/sewing division within Jonco Industries, Inc., located in the heart of the City of Milwaukee’s “30th Street Industrial Corridor.” CED funds will allow for the creation of new manufacturing jobs at Jonco and support the purchase of equipment for an expanded manufacturing line and work stations. This project will create a multi-disciplinary job accelerator that will result in new manufacturing jobs, bring vital social services into the neighborhood, and provide a new space for high-tech and green energy research and development.  This project will create 47 new jobs for low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 47
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $2,500,000

 

Puerto Rico

Corporación Financiamiento Empresarial Comercio Comunidades

Location

P.O. Box 191791
San Juan, PR 00919

Phone Number

787-756-5080

Grant Type

Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number

90EE1014

Grant Amount

$728,750

Project Period

9/30/2012 - 9/29/2015

Website

  

Authorizing Official

Ms. Giovanna Piovaneti-lugo

Project Description

The Corporación Financiamiento Empresarial Comercio Comunidades (COFECC) will create a Women Entrepreneur Financial Empowerment Center in rural Puerto Rico to create successful women entrepreneurs and women-owned enterprises.  The project consists of a revolving loan fund and post-loan mentoring service assistance to low-income women entrepreneurs.  The Center will provide access to business credit, promote entrepreneurship among high-vocational schools and/or university graduates; and offer access to business financing to women who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or displaced.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 68
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 68
- Funds to be leveraged: $100,000

 

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