CED Map Current Grantee Locations FY 2020

Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia

Republic of the Marshall Islands Republic of the Marshall Islands

Republic of Palau Republic of Palau

This map and project summaries show all of the active traditional Community Economic Development (CED) grants as of Fiscal Year 2020. There is a separate page for the CED Focus on Social Enterprises grants.

State Data

Alabama

Alabama does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Alaska

Alaska does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Arizona

Arizona has an active Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises grant.

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Location: 1112 E. Buckeye Road, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Phone Number: 602-257-0700

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1271

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/30/2023

Website: https://www.cplc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Sylvia Rebozo, Senior Resource Development Specialist

Project Description: Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to support the start-up of Lake Havasu Community Health Center (LHCHC), which will provide basic healthcare, specialty care, and advance medical technology to residents with limited healthcare options in Lake Havasu City in Phoenix, Arizona. CPLC will provide capital in the form of a loan to Community Health Development Partners, LLC to purchase high technology imaging equipment for LHCHC. CPLC will also provide workforce development, job readiness, retention follow-up, financial education, and other supportive services to low-income employees in Lake Havasu City. This project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

International Sonoran Desert Alliance

 

Location: 400 West Vananda Avenue, Ajo, AZ 85321

 

Phone Number: 520-349-6121

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1161

Grant Amount: $500,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.isdanet.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Tracy Taft, Executive Advisor

Project Description: The International Sonoran Desert Alliance (ISDA) will use $500,000 in CED funds for a construction project to expand the guest room capacity, add public bathrooms, and improve the grounds of the Sonoran Desert Conference Center. ISDA will also invest in expanding the staffing of the conference center. Expanding the guest room and staffing capacity of the Sonoran Desert Conference Center will result in 20 new positions: 15 full-time jobs and 5 new business enterprises. More than 75% of these positions will be obtained by low-income community residents.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 15
- Total number of jobs to be created: 20
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 6
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Arkansas

Arkansas does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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California

 

Community Services Unlimited, Inc.

Location: 827 West 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone Number: 213-746-1216

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1222

Grant Amount: $540,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://csuinc.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Heather Fenney, Associate Director

Project Description: Community Services Unlimited Inc. (CSU) will use $540,000 in CED funds to support the expansion of the Village Market Place (VMP) food hub in South Central Los Angeles, California. CED funds will provide the start-up capital necessary to expand staffing and capacity to support the expansion of the VMP social enterprise, which will operate a café and market inside the food hub. CED funds will also support the creation of the Equitable Small Business Incubator (ESBI) program, which will provide technical assistance and mentorship services to businesses within the food hub. The project will create 27 new, full-time jobs in the food retail, food processing, restaurant, catering, and urban agriculture industries, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income. Low-income individuals in these jobs will receive financial literacy training through a partnership with financial institutions and support enrolling in government-funded nutrition and healthcare programs, including CalFresh and Covered California.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 20
- Number of jobs to be created: 27
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Community Services Unlimited, Inc.

Location: 827 West 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone Number: 213-746-1216

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1139

Grant Amount: $294,490

Project Period: 9/30/2015 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://csuinc.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Heather Fenney, Associate Director

Project Description: Community Services Unlimited Inc. (CSU) will use $294,490 in CED-HFFI funding to support the expansion of CSU’s Village Market Place (VMP) social enterprise. This wholesale and retail food business focuses on increasing access to high quality, locally grown, fresh produce and other healthy foods at affordable prices. The Village Marketplace: Beyond Produce Business Expansion Project will increase the capacity of the Village Market Place to carry out business activities that go beyond selling fresh produce. The project will create 13 new, permanent, full-time jobs in the food retail, food processing, restaurant, and catering industries.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 10
- Number of jobs to be created: 13
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,127,900

 

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation

Location: 1825 San Pablo, Suite 200, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone Number: 510-287-5353

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1214

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: http://ebaldc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Joshua Simon, Executive Director

Project Description: East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) will use $760,416 in CED funds to make low-interest loans to Restore Oakland and to COLORS Oakland, both in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland, California. Restore Oakland is a new community hub offering education, empowerment, and advocacy with and for low-income and disadvantaged persons, and COLORS Oakland is a full-service restaurant, which will serve as a job-creating anchor social enterprise in the community. The loans will cover construction expenses for the Restore Oakland offices and the restaurant. The project will create at least 32 new, full-time positions with low barriers to entry, at least 24 of which will be filled by individuals with low income. The jobs will include critical on-the-job training and professional development opportunities to give employees opportunities for advancement within the organization and beyond.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $14,718,421

 

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation

Location: 1825 San Pablo, Suite 200, Oakland, CA 94612-1517

Phone Number: 510-287-5353

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1146

Grant Amount: $750,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://ebaldc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Joshua Simon, Executive Director

Project Description: EBALDC will use a $750,000 Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI) grant to help establish a full-service grocery store within walking distance to four low-income census tracts and a U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Food Desert in West Oakland. Leveraging a total of $6,228,655 in nonfederal funds, this project will create 30 full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low-income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 23
- Total number of jobs to be created: 30
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $6,228,655

 

EL PAJARO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Location: 23 East Beach Street, Suite 209, Watsonville, CA 95076

Phone Number: 831-722-1224

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1263

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.elpajarocdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Carmen Herrera-Mansir, Executive Director

Project Description: El Pájaro Community Development Corporation (EPCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to establish a revolving loan funds to finance five expanding small businesses and agricultural entrepreneurs in Watsonville, California. The five businesses are HP Green Vivarium Inc, an organic greenhouse operations, Sun Valley Produce, which prepares, plants, harvests and processes certified organic produce, Trujillo Tax Services, Inc., an accountant and tax preparation company, Watsonville Diesel Services and Parts LLC, an authorized service operator for heavy, medium, and light trucks providing equipment service, maintenance and parts, and King Car Wash and Audio, a car wash business. EPCDC will also provide technical assistance and capacity building support to assist the businesses receiving the loans. EPCDC has partnered with Santa Cruz Workforce Development Board and Santa Cruz County Community Ventures to provide career training and job placement programs to support the businesses creating new jobs. The project will leverage an additional $146,450. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Amount to be Leveraged: $146,450

 

EL PAJARO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Location: 23 East Beach Street, Suite 209, Watsonville, CA 95076

Phone Number: 831-722-1224

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1135

Grant Amount: $799,363

Project Period: 9/30/2015 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.elpajarocdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Carmen Herrera-Mansir, Executive Director

Project Description: El Pájaro Community Development Corporation (EPCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to establish a revolving loan funds to finance five expanding small businesses and agricultural entrepreneurs in Watsonville, California. The five businesses are HP Green Vivarium Inc, an organic greenhouse operations, Sun Valley Produce, which prepares, plants, harvests and processes certified organic produce, Trujillo Tax Services, Inc., an accountant and tax preparation company, Watsonville Diesel Services and Parts LLC, an authorized service operator for heavy, medium, and light trucks providing equipment service, maintenance and parts, and King Car Wash and Audio, a car wash business. EPCDC will also provide technical assistance and capacity building support to assist the businesses receiving the loans. EPCDC has partnered with Santa Cruz Workforce Development Board and Santa Cruz County Community Ventures to provide career training and job placement programs to support the businesses creating new jobs. The project will leverage an additional $146,450. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Number of jobs to be created: 30
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,925,555

 

La Cocina

Location: 2948 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Phone Number: 415-824-2729

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1206

Grant Amount: $750,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.lacocinasf.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jessica Mataka, Development Manager

Project Description: La Cocina will use $750,000 in CED funds for the build-out of a Municipal Marketplace, which will serve as a below-market rent retail space for eight food service businesses in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco, California. La Cocina will purchase and install equipment and supplies needed for the Municipal Marketplace to offer seven food services business owners and La Cocina’s own wholly owned social enterprise food business a space to launch and expand the businesses. La Cocina will also provide industry-specific technical assistance in marketing, production, operations, and finance to the businesses using the facility. The project will create 30 new, full-time jobs in the restaurant and food service industries, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 23
- Number of jobs to be created: 30
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 8
- Amount to be Leveraged: $345,000

 

Main Street Launch

Location: 2101 Webster Street, Suite 1200, Oakland, CA 94612-3011

Phone Number: 510-763-4297

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1230

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.mainstreetlaunch.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jen Leybovich, EVP - Strategy and Development

Project Description: Main Street Launch (MSL) will use $800,000 in CED funds to capitalize the Oakland Job Fund, which will provide low-interest loans to create and expand restaurants within seven Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)-designated districts of Oakland, California. In addition to the loans, CED funds will be used to provide individualized technical assistance to the restaurants and to cover the costs of program administration. The first four restaurants to be assisted are Calabash, Cafe El Patio, Bijan, and Reina. These low-interest loans to restaurants to start up or expand will fill the gap in the neighborhood's food economy. Main Street Launch will work with local partners to offer culturally and linguistically appropriate financial literacy training to participating businesses. This project will serve communities in an Opportunity Zone. The project will create 86 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 65
- Number of jobs to be created: 86
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 4
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Mandela Partners

Location: 1364 7th Street, Oakland, CA 94607-2177

Phone Number: 510-433-0659

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1257

Grant Amount: $600,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.mandelamarketplace.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mariela Cedeno, Executive Director

Project Description: Mandela Partners will use $600,000 in CED funds to expand Mandela Local Food Commerce Initiative, its existing produce distribution hub, into a full-scale kitchen and processing center in Oakland, California. CED funds will be used for equipment, supplies, and operating expenses for the expansion. The expansion will increase the distribution center’s capacity to package and distribute value-added fresh food products with client institutions and emerging food e-commerce companies that are primed for local growth in the post-pandemic economy (Good Eggs and Fare Resources). The project will leverage an additional $510,189. The project will create 30 new, full-time jobs, 22 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 22
- Number of jobs to be created: 30
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $510,189

 

Mandela Partners

Location: 1364 7th Street, Oakland, CA 94607-2177

Phone Number: 510-433-0659

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1184

Grant Amount: $683,200

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.mandelamarketplace.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mariela Cedeno, Executive Director

Project Description: Mandela MarketPlace, Inc. (Mandela), will provide business accelerator support to three existing and two new community-owned businesses in West Oakland, California. Funds will be used to provide space in a businesses with a prime anchor retail location at below market rent; accelerator and mentoring assistance to launch two new businesses and expand three existing businesses; and expand current revolving loan fund to provide immediate business expansion loans. The new commercial space will house a larger space for an existing grocery store located down the street (Mandela Grocery), a larger site for an existing produce aggregation and distribution business (Mandela Foods Distribution), the Pharmacy & Wellness Center (a new site for an existing center), and an extension of a community credit union (Self-Help Trust Credit Union). It will also house two new local start-ups — a florist and juice bar. As a result, this project will address the high poverty and unemployment rates within West Oakland and provide a fresh food distribution hub to a low food access community. A total of 35 full-time jobs will be created.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 26
- Number of jobs to be created: 35
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 3
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,200,000

 

Mission Economic Development Agency

Location: 2301 Mission Street, Suite 301, San Francisco, CA 94110-1900

Phone Number: 415-282-3334

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1272

Grant Amount: $300,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.medasf.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Lou Granados, Executive Director

Project Description: Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) will use $300,000 of CED funds to create a revolving loan fund, which will support the expansion if five family child care businesses in the San Francisco, Bay Area, California. The revolving loan fund will support the restoration and creation of Latino and women-owned family child care businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. CED funds will be used to revamp operations and space to prevent or mitigate COVID-19 risks, including purchasing personal protective equipment and access to trainings, information, and resources. This will position businesses for growth to care for more children and generate additional revenue. In addition to loans, businesses will be provided with technical assistance and businesses and employees will be provided with financial capability and asset building services. The project will create 25 jobs, 19 will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 19
- Total number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Mission Economic Development Agency

Location: 2301 Mission Street, Suite 301, San Francisco, CA 94110-1900

Phone Number: 415-282-3334

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1243

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.medasf.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jillian Spindle, Chief Operating Officer

Project Description: Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) will use $800,000 in CED funds to expand two food manufacturing businesses located in San Francisco Bay Area, California. For this project, MEDA will 1) provide two minority and women-owned food manufacturing businesses with access to zero-cost capital; 2) provide businesses with industry-specific and general small business technical assistance in marketing, production, operations, sales, and financing; 3) engage residents of the target service area to create quality, accessible jobs with livable wages and growth opportunities; and 4) provide financial capability and other supportive asset-building services to business owners and their employees. The first business, Alicia's Tamales Los Mayos, will use the loan to purchase new specialized equipment, such as a refrigerated truck, which will result in the expansion of sales and ability to take on new contracts. The second business, D'Maize, will use the loan to sustainably expand their operations through the purchase of specialized equipment that can package their products for distribution. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Mission Economic Development Agency

Location: 2301 Mission Street, Suite 301, San Francisco, CA 94110-1900

Phone Number: 415-282-3334

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1200

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.medasf.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jillian Spindle, Chief Operating Officer

Project Description: The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) will provide business acceleration services and access to capital to support enterprises in the fields of childcare, hair care, residential and commercial cleaning, and retail located in San Francisco, California. MEDA’s approach to the project includes six primary components: 1) business acceleration technical assistance services; 2) access to capital through a revolving loan fund; 3) ongoing financial coaching and support for business owners; 4) connection to wrap around support services for employees; 5) social benefits coaching to ensure businesses are creating jobs that benefit employees/communities; and 6) access to commercial real estate through MEDA’s Community Real Estate program. MEDA’s efforts will create 40 full-time jobs and strategically addresses numerous personal and community barriers faced in the city, including a lack of living wage job opportunities for low-income Latinos, a lack of access to capital and financing for disadvantaged business owners, and an absence of supportive services for business owners and the newly employed.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Amount to be Leveraged: $545,811

 

Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment

Location: 1055 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1475, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone Number: 213-353-1227

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1270

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.pacela.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Kerry Doi, President

Project Description: Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to IDLogiq, a telehealth and remote patient monitoring business in Los Angeles, California. The loan will allow IDLogiq to expand operations and hire new staff. IDLogiq is revolutionizing the remote patient monitoring industry with its proprietary, patented software that turns smart phones into a patient-centric, connected health care platform to enable continuous real time physiological data monitoring for chronically ill patients. The jobs created by IDLogiq will benefit the entire Los Angeles area by making access to health care safer, more convenient, and more affordable, especially for those with chronic diseases that require medical monitoring. This project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $9,000

 

Partnership for Environmental Progress

Location: 2850 Womble Road, San Diego, CA 92106

Phone Number: 619-674-8222

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1229

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://www.sdpep.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Dawn Diskin, Executive Director

Project Description: Partnership for Environmental Progress (PEP) will use $760,416 in CED funds to make a loan to Manzana Energy, Inc. in San Diego, California. Manzana Energy specializes in the development of green sector projects, including solar energy systems, biomass or fuel technologies, and the deployment of synthetic turf athletic fields. The capital from the loan will allow Manzana Energy to expand its green business operations by purchasing new equipment and finalizing licensing and staff training. The project will create 67 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 50
- Number of jobs to be created: 67
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $2,720,000

 

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: 90EE1153

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://telacu.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jose Villalobos, Senior Vice President

Project Description: TELACU will use an $800,000 Community Economic Development grant from the Office of Community Services and an additional $9,760,625 in leveraged funds to support an industrial development project that will create 32 new full-time permanent jobs in the warehousing and distribution industry, of which at least 75% will be filled by low-income individuals. The project will focus on the redevelopment of an outdated building in the TELACU Industrial Park that will be used to accommodate a logistics company that is outgrowing its current space. This project will create quality jobs with competitive starting wages, wage growth opportunities through step increases, advancement opportunities, benefits such as health insurance, paid holidays, sick pay, and a 401k plan.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $9,760,625

 

Planting Justice

Location: 319 105th Ave. Oakland, CA 94603-2956

 

Phone Number: 510-435-1316

 

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

 

Grant Number: 90EE1265

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: https://plantingjustice.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Gavin Raders, Co-Director

Project Description: Planting Justice (PJ) will use $800,000 in CED funds for the renovation of historic Japanese nursery in Oakland, California. The funds will be used to renovate three acres of greenhouses, two homes, and retail buildings. Production of organic food and edible nursery plants will result in additional job creation in multiple sectors of the food system, including value-added production, marketing, and mail-order and brick-and-mortar retail, leveraging existing assets and social enterprises at PJ. The project will leverage an additional $8.3M. This project will create 32 full-time jobs, 24 of which will filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $8,356,039

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Colorado

Colorado does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Connecticut

Northeast Neighborhood Partners, Inc.

Location: 410 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Phone Number: 646-797-4381

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1159

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Authorizing Official: Roseanne Haggerty, President

Project Description: Northeast Neighborhood Partners, Inc. will use an $800,000 Community Economic Development (CED) grant and an additional $4,348,517 from state, local, and other governmental grant to convert the Swift Factory campus into a complex of health care, industrial food production, healthy food innovation, and a mix of tenant properties. As a result, the project will create 68 jobs, 51 of which will provide full-time employment for low-income individuals, representing a ratio of $11,765 per position.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 51
- Total number of jobs to be created: 68
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $4,348,517

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Delaware

Delaware does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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District of Columbia

Latino Economic Development Corporation of Washington, DC

Location: 641 S Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Phone Number: 202-540-7412

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1255

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.ledcmetro.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Marla Bilonick, Executive Director

Project Description: The Latino Economic Development Center of Washington, DC (LEDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to expand Fund for Restaurant Employment in the District of Columbia (FRED), a loan fund specifically for supporting the growth of local minority-owned restaurants and creating accessible employment opportunities for low-income workers in Washington, DC. LEDC will provide a loan to five start-up and existing small business owners in the food industry, Catering by Benjamin, GothWine, Craft Kombucha, Jerk at Nite, and Cane. In addition, LEDC will provide these small business development technical assistance and financial management capability support to ensure the launch and expansion efforts are successful and result in job creation and connecting the businesses with workforce development and food industry training partners to ensure the newly created positions are filled with community members in need. LEDC will partner with the DC Department of Employment Services, DC Central Kitchen’s Culinary Job Training Program, and the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. The project will create 50 new, permanent full-time jobs, 37 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 37
- Number of jobs to be created: 50
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

Latino Economic Development Corporation of Washington, DC

Location: 641 S Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Phone Number: 202-540-7412

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1241

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.ledcmetro.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Marla Bilonick, Executive Director

Project Description: The Latino Economic Development Center of Washington, DC (LEDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide loans to four existing food businesses in Washington, DC. CED funds will be used to expand LEDC's Fund for Restaurant Employment in DC (FRED), a loan fund focused on the growth of local minority-owned restaurants and creating accessible employment opportunities for low-income workers. Through FRED, LEDC will provide the necessary capital and technical assistance to four food businesses to expand their operations, increase revenue, and stimulate job creation. The four businesses include: Los Hermanos, an established family-owned Dominican restaurant; MLK Deli, a delicatessen also offering breakfast and elegant seafood dishes; the Colada Shop, specializing in Cuban food, craft cocktails, and coffee; and St. Vincent Wine, a restaurant featuring a wine and craft bar with indoor dining lounge, an outdoor live music space, and a retail section. In addition to the loans, each business will also be provided with small business development technical assistance and financial management support and will be connected with workforce development and food industry training partners to fill the newly created positions within each business. LEDC will also provide financial education services to business owners and their staff. The project will create 56 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 42
- Number of jobs to be created: 56
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 4
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Latino Economic Development Corporation of Washington, DC

Location: 641 S Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Phone Number: 202-540-7412

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1225

Grant Amount: $700,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.ledcmetro.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Marla Bilonick, Executive Director

Project Description: The Latino Economic Development Center of Washington, DC (LEDC) will use $700,000 in CED funds to provide loans to four existing food businesses in Washington, DC. The loans will provide the necessary capital and technical assistance to expand operations, increase revenue, and stimulate job creation. The four businesses include Swizzler, a food truck that serves gourmet styled hot dogs; Republic Cantina, a Czech-Texan style restaurant; Bad Saint, a Filipino style restaurant; and DC Dosa, an authentic South Indian restaurant. In addition to the loans, each business will also be provided with small business development technical assistance and financial management support and will be connected with workforce development and food industry training partners to fill the newly created positions within each business. The project will create 80 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 60
- Number of jobs to be created: 80
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 4
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Florida

Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc.

Location: 1907 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610-8253

Phone Number: 813-231-4362

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1203

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.cdcoftampa.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Ernest Coney, Chief Executive Officer

Project Description: The Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc. (CDC of Tampa) will provide a loan to Sawna Growers, Inc. to renovate a once vacant facility in Tampa, Florida. This project will include fresh food wholesale, full-service retail, and a distribution center. Along with remodeling and renovating, CDC of Tampa will use funds for co-development, community marketing, job recruitment, and training for new hires. This project will address the rise in unemployment, improve access to healthy food in a low-access community, and will reduce commercial vacancies in the area. It will create a total of 59 full-time, full year positions.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 44
- Total number of jobs to be created: 59
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $5,460,000

 

Northwest Jacksonville CDC

Location: 3416 Moncrief Road, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL 32209-4340

Phone Number: 904-598-9196

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1151

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.nwjcdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Paul Tutwiler, CEO

Project Description: Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) will use $800,000 in CED-HFFI funds to invest in the development of North Point Two Grocery store in Jacksonville, Florida. The neighborhood in Jacksonville where this project is located is a designated food desert that lacks access to fresh, healthy food due to economic challenges, lack of transportation to grocery stores, and the absence of grocery stores in the community. The site will house 16,500 square feet of retail operations — the grocery store will be the anchor tenant. The supermarket will include a full a deli, a produce area with a specific emphasis on locally grown and organic fruits and vegetables, and prepared meals. The store will also conduct community workshops and cooking demonstrations to aid residents in making healthy food choices. The project will create 44 full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by low-income community residents.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 33
- Total number of jobs to be created: 44
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,262,500

 

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Georgia

Georgia does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Idaho

Idaho does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Illinois

The Resurrection Project

Location: 1818 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60608

Phone Number: 312-763-3228

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1221

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://resurrectionproject.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mirna Holton, Chief Development Officer

Project Description: The Resurrection Project (TRP) will use $760,416 in CED funds to make an equity investment in Do Right Services Company (Do Right), a maintenance and landscaping company and wholly-owned for-profit subsidiary of TRP, located in Chicago, Illinois. This investment in Do Right will support operations, business development, and employee recruitment, which will lead to expanded operations and help the company secure a growing share of the commercial property maintenance business in the area. The project will create 52 new, full-time positions, 50 of which will be entry-level facilities maintenance and landscaping jobs. A minimum of 75% of the total positions created will be designated for eligible low-income individuals with a focus on residents of Chicago neighborhoods with populations that are predominantly low-income and experiencing high rates of poverty and unemployment.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 39
- Number of jobs to be created: 52
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $300,000

 

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Indiana

Begin Again Community Development Corporation

Location: 2125 North German Church Road, Indianapolis, IN 46229

Phone Number: 317-891-3318

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1208

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: http://newbindy.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Timothy Jackson, Chief Operations Officer

Project Description: Begin Again Community Development Corporation (BACDC) will use $760,416 in CED funds to provide a loan to Kingdom Kids Daycare, Inc. in Indianapolis, Indiana. The funds will be used for equipment and working capital to support the expansion of the daycare. The additional equipment and staff will create childcare slots to enroll students from the 40-person waiting list as well as provide safe, reliable transportation services for children. This project seeks not only to create new jobs and provide living wages for individuals with low income, but also accommodate the high-demand for affordable, quality childcare in the community. The project will create 40 jobs with wages and benefits that will allow the employees to grow professionally and gain the experience and skills that are in high demand in the childcare industry.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $80,000

 

Edna Martin Christian Center

Location: 2605 E 25th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46218

Phone Number: 317-637-3776

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1242

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

Website: https://ednamartincc.org/ 

Authorizing Official: Britt Barato, Executive Director

Project Description: The Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC) will use $800,000 of CED funds to further the development of the Leadership and Legacy Campus (Campus) in Indianapolis, Indiana. CED funds will support two aspects of the Campus’ development. First, it will expand the Leadership and Legacy Center’s commercial kitchen, child care and early education programs, play space area, and youth and senior services. Second, funds will be used to prepare and improve the two acres of land to be leased to Piper Warehouse, a logistics and warehouse company. The implementation of these strategies for the Center and Piper expansion will enable the Center to increase its capacity to provide high quality programs and services and allow Piper to take on larger projects, resulting in the creation of jobs for low-income neighborhood residents. Additionally, EMCC will offer financial literacy services to individuals who fill jobs created with CED funds. The project will create 36 new, full-time jobs, 31 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 31
- Number of jobs to be created: 36
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $250,000

 

Englewood Community Development Corporation

Location: 57 North Rural Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201-3207

Phone Number: 317-639-1541

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1201

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.englewoodcdc.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: David Price, Co-Executive Director

Project Description: The Englewood Community Development Corporation (ECDC) will provide two below-market loans to expand two existing businesses, TWG Management and Jefferson Electric, in Indianapolis, Indiana. TWG Management will utilize the loan to build office space. Jefferson Electric will use the loan to purchase equipment needed to outfit and hire employees. The project will create a total of 31 high-quality full-time jobs through the East Washington Street Promise Zone Business Expansion Project.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 31
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $2,469

 

Englewood Community Development Corporation

Location: 57 North Rural Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201-3207

Phone Number: 317-639-1541

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1148

Grant Amount: $750,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.englewoodcdc.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: David Price, Co-Executive Director

Project Description: Englewood Community Development Corporation (ECDC) will use $750,000 in CED-HFFI funds for the Farm 365 Expansion Project to expand the existing food production business, the Farm 365, in the Near Eastside area of Indianapolis, Indiana, to increase distribution and consumption of fresh healthy affordable food. Farm 365 is expanding its business into a larger facility, which will be utilized for an urban indoor farm with new growing, production, packaging, and office space. The CED grant will allow ECDC to purchase LED lighting and hydroponic growing systems for the new facility and to fund the construction of the growing system and equipment. The proposed project will create 30 new full-time jobs, with 23 filled by individuals with low-income. ECDC will leverage $1,167,700 in additional funds.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 23
- Total number of jobs to be created: 30
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,167,700

 

Insight Development Corporation

Location: 1919 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone Number: 317-261-7181

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1160

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.indyhousing.org/about/insight-development-corp Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Bruce Baird, President

Project Description: Insight Development Corporation (Insight) is constructing a large, mixed-use development called The Pratt Commercial Center and will use funding from the Office of Community Services (OCS) for the development of the Commercial Center portion of the project. The Pratt Commercial Center will develop 12,000 square feet of commercial/retail space that is projected to produce 32 full-time permanent positions, 26 of them targeted for low- income persons.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 26
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $620,000

 

Renew Indianapolis, Inc., formerly King Park Development Corporation

Location: 2430 North Delaware, Indianapolis, IN 46201

Phone Number: 317-924-9729

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1262

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.kpadc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Evan Tester, Director of Lending

Project Description: Renew Indianapolis, Inc. (formerly named King Park Development Corporation) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide an expansion loan to Ash & Elm Cider Company (A&E) in Indianapolis, Indiana. The funds will be used to renovate three acres of greenhouses, two homes, and retail buildings. A&E is a local woman-owned business enterprise primarily engaged in the manufacturing, distribution, and retail sales of craft hard cider. This participating business will use OCS funded loan capital to make tenant improvements to its facility to meet the increased demand for its products, resulting in job creation and business expansion within the economically distressed service area. This project will create 40 full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Workforce, Inc.

Location: 754 North Sherman Drive, Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN 46201

Phone Number: 317-532-1367

Grant Type: Community Economic Development

Grant Number: 90EE1239

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.work-force-inc.com/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Gregg Keesling, President

Project Description: Workforce, Inc. d.b.a RecycleForce will use $800,000 in CED funds to support the Reclaiming Our Resources project, by expanding its existing recycling businesses to increase the volume and value of recyclable material collected through the life science industry in Indianapolis, Indiana. RecyleForce will grow its volume and workforce with the goal of processing both e-waste and medical equipment, by partnering and taking in materials from leaders in the Indianapolis life sciences industry, including Eli Lilly, Roche Diagnostics, Biomet, Cook Medical, Medtronic, and Depuy. CED funds will be used to support a grant manager position to oversee all grant activities part of this expansion and to hire recycling specialists to accommodate its expansion.  RecycleForce will train employees, specifically recently incarcerated individuals, to recover copper, steel, aluminum, plastics, and precious metals from outdated electronics, medical equipment, and retail returns. Employees will also receive supportive services necessary for successful re-entry, including assistance with transportation, child care, housing, credit repair, opening a bank account, driver’s license reinstatement, financial literacy training, enrolling in health insurance, and help accessing education and/or training programs. The project will create 40 new, full-time positions, 37 of which will be filled by individuals with low income, specifically recently released ex-offenders returning to some of the poorest neighborhoods in Indianapolis.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 37
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

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Iowa

Iowa does not currently have any active CED grantees

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Kansas

Stafford County Economic Development

Location: 210 E. 3rd Courthouse Annex PO Box 233, Saint John, KS 67576

Phone Number: 620-549-3527

Grant Type: Community Economic Development(CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1188

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2022

Website: https://www.staffordecodevo.com/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Carolyn Dunn, Executive Director

Project Description: Stafford County Economic Development (SCED) will acquire a previously developed land parcel and facilitate the development of a 14,000 square foot supermarket in the food desert area of Saint John, Kansas. This facility will include a full-service grocery store including delicatessen and convenience items, pharmacy, fuel station, and community meeting area. Residents will have access to healthy food items in a once vacant food desert created in 2016 by the closure of its only grocery store. SCED will also partner with Stakeholder Task Force and Workforce One, to address the barriers to employment for underserved and isolated residents, improve local employment options, and provide opportunities for training, language assistance, childcare, and upward mobility in career paths. SCED will create 31 full-time jobs in a stable and viable industry, making it one of the largest employers in the target area and a significant contributor to the local economic base.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 25
- Total number of jobs to be created: 31
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $2,994,000

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Kentucky

Kentucky has an active Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises grant.

Community Ventures Corporation

Location: 1450 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40505-3162

Phone Number: 502-330-3558

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1145

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.cvky.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Lisa Chaney, Director of Program Development

Project Description: Community Ventures Corporation (CVC) will use CED-HFFI fund for a revolving loan fund with Good Foods Co-Op, a locally-owned and operated cooperative grocer in central Kentucky. Good Foods will use loan proceeds to fund the opening of a 9,000 square foot grocery store to provide healthy, affordable food options in a food desert. The loan will finance initial operating expenses. The proposed project will create 40 jobs, and 75% of the jobs will be for individuals with low-income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $2,313,000

 

Kentucky Highlands Community Development Corporation

Location: 362 Old Whitley Road, London, KY 40744

Phone Number: 606-864-5175

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1253

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.khic.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Brenda McDaniel, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Project Description: Kentucky Highlands Community Development Corporation (KHCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide low-interest loan to Horizon Home Health Care, LLC (HHHC) in Pineville, Kentucky. HHHC is a new business within American Health Management, Inc., the largest adult day care company headquartered in Kentucky. The loan will provide affordable working capital to support and grow their new home health care business. HHHC is acquiring the assets of a former home health company to provide health care service to the low-income community of London, KY. KHCDC will partner with social service providers that prepare low-income individuals for employment, and will also partner with Human/Economic Appalachian Development Corporation, which will provide financial literacy workshops to employees, as well as Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, which helps low-income taxpayers prepare tax forms at no cost, and increases access to the Earned Income Tax Credit. The project will leverage an additional $456,588. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $$456,588

 

Kentucky Highlands Community Development Corporation

Location: 362 Old Whitley Road, London, KY 40744

Phone Number: 606-864-5175

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1233

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.khic.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Brenda McDaniel, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Project Description: Kentucky Highlands Community Development Corporation (KHCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to Outdoor Venture Corporation (OVC) in Whitley County and McCreary County, Kentucky. The loan will be used for working capital to address a significant cash flow need so OVC can begin a 10-year subcontract with Fibrotex USA, which has a 10-year contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to produce next generation camouflage netting to protect U.S. troops. The loan will allow OVC to finance its operating cycle in time to participate in the contract and continue to finance its operating cycle during the extended period of time it will take to be paid by Fibrotex USA. Additionally, KHCDC will work with a partner to provide financial literacy workshops and volunteer income tax assistance to employees. This project will serve communities in an Opportunity Zone and rural area with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and substance abuse. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $6,588

 

Kentucky Highlands Community Development Corporation

Location: 362 Old Whitley Road, London, KY 40744

Phone Number: 606-864-5175

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1211

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.khic.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Brenda McDaniel, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Project Description: Kentucky Highlands Community Development Corporation (KHCDC) will use $760,416  in CED funds to provide a low-interest loan to Grace Community Health Center (Grace Health) to support its relocation and expansion in London, Kentucky. The loan will provide the capital needed for Grace Health to relocate to a larger facility and add primary care to school-based health centers. The relocation will allow Grace Health to increase and better serve its patients, including helping pregnant women address substance abuse issues. A portion of the loan will help to increase the number of Grace Health’s school-based health centers by 25. This project addresses the needs of the Kentucky Highlands community by creating jobs for low-income individuals and providing quality healthcare in an economically distressed area. The project will create 40 new, full-time healthcare jobs that will provide livable wages, benefits, and advancement opportunities, and 75% of the positions will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $6,588

 

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

Location: 2292 South Highway 27, Suite 340, Somerset, KY 42501-2905

Phone Number: 606-677-6100

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1254

Grant Amount: $500,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.southeastkentucky.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: June Burton, Director of Grants Management

Project Description: Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) will use $500,000 in CED funds to create a revolving loan fund in Somerset, Kentucky. The first loan of $450,000 will be provided to Logan Corporation (Logan) for working capital to expand manufacturing operations its operations in Magoffin County, KY. Logan manufactures a wide range of quality products for the rail transport, industrial, construction, power generation, and mining markets. Logan’s headquarters are located in Nitro, West Virginia, but has been expanding its operations into Kentucky. SKED will partner with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. to provide recruitment of low income individuals for created jobs and provision of individual needs assessments, job application assistance, soft skills training, utilization of available community resources, financial literacy and ongoing monitoring of employees’ progress and needs following employment. The project will leverage an additional $461,000. The project will create 25 new, full-time jobs, 19 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 19
- Total number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $461,000

 

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

Location: 2292 South Highway 27, Suite 340, Somerset, KY 42501-2905

Phone Number: 606-677-6100

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1237

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.southeastkentucky.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: June Burton, Director of Grants Management

Project Description: Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) will use $800,000 in CED funds to establish a revolving loan fund in Casey County, Kentucky. The initial loan of $740,000 will be loaned to Goose Creek Candles, LLC, who will use the funds as working capital to expand a distribution center in order to meet growing demand. Additionally, SKED will use its remaining CED funds to contract with a third-party organization to provide customized support and financial literacy services to individuals with low income. This project will serve communities in a rural area with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and substance abuse. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $84,600

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Louisiana

Gulf Coast Housing Partnership

Location: 1614B Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113

Phone Number: 504-525-2505

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1228

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2013 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.gchp.net

Authorizing Official: Kathleen Laborde, President and CEO

Project Description: Gulf Coast Housing Partnership (GCHP) will use $760,416 in CED funds to rehabilitate and redevelop Odyssey House Louisiana’s (OHL) Tonti Campus, in New Orleans, Louisiana. OHL is a nonprofit behavioral healthcare provider focused on addiction recovery and substance abuse treatment. CED funds will be used in conjunction with other leveraged funds to provide a loan to OHL to reconstruct the Tonti Campus facility, a historic facility, to increase exam rooms and efficiency of operations. This expansion will allow OHL to increase the number of low-income patients served each month from 900 to 2,100. This project will address the community’s need for employment opportunities and behavioral healthcare services for substance abuse and addiction. This project will create 32 new, full-time health care jobs, 24 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $9,200,000

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Maine

Maine has an active Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises grant.

Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

Location: 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME 04011

Phone Number: 207-504-5900

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1236

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.ceimaine.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jennifer Sporzynski, Senior Vice President Business and Workforce Development

Project Description: Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), will use $800,000 in CED funds to support the Growing Good Jobs in Rural Maine Initiative, by financing and providing workforce assistance to three small businesses in three neighboring counties in rural Maine. The Growing Good Jobs in Rural Maine Initiative meets a need for quality jobs that can help people with low incomes receiving public assistance or earning a low wage rise out of poverty and achieve financial self-sufficiency. CEI will use CED funds to purchase equipment to expand two businesses supporting Maine’s marine economy, Front Street Shipyard and American Unagi. CEI will also use CED funds to finance working capital, including purchasing appliances and furniture, providing educational material, and for salaries for the Elevate Child Care Center, a new child care business that will enable more parents to enter and stay in the workforce. CEI has a certified financial literacy and student loan counselors on staff for to the Growing Good Jobs in Rural Maine Initiative, who will provide asset building and financial literacy training to new employees at Front Street Shipyard, American Unagi, and Elevate Child Care Center. This includes helping examine personal finances and provide information about public benefits and tax credits to help the employees become economically self-sufficient. This project will serve communities in an Opportunity Zone and rural area with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and substance abuse. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 3
- Amount to be Leveraged: $87,870

 

Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

Location: 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME 04011

Phone Number: 207-504-5900

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1212

Grant Amount: $600,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.ceimaine.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mark Wrenn, Fund Accountant

Project Description: Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) will use $600,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to Junora LTD, a manufacturing start-up, in Brunswick, Maine. The loan to Junora LTD will be used for working capital, additional equipment purchases, and leasehold improvements. CEI will use its partnerships and resources to connect individuals with low income to the newly created jobs as well as maximize training opportunities and supportive services for employees. The project will create 30 new, full-time positions, 23 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 23
- Number of jobs to be created: 30
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Maryland

Microenterprise Council of Maryland CDC

Location: 13 Morris Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone Number: 443-756-6406

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1259

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: >9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Authorizing Official: Mikal McCartney, Executive Director

Project Description: Microenterprise Council of Maryland (MCMCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to expand FireFly Farms, a cheese manufacturer and retailer in Baltimore, Maryland. The loan will be used to develop a distribution and retail facility in Baltimore. Further, it will allow the company to create jobs for individuals with low income, prepare and connect low-income and hard-to-employ persons with work opportunities in the community, and provide access to affordable and locally produced items. The project will leverage an additional $500,000. The project will create 45 new, full-time jobs for individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 45
- Number of jobs to be created: 45
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $500,000

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Massachusetts

Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc.

Location: 305 Essex St, Lawrence, MA 01840

Phone Number: 978-681-4900

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1267

Grant Amount: $400,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2025

Website: www.glcac.org

Project Description: Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. (GLCAC) will use $400,000 in CED funds to make an equity investment to GLCAC Child Care Center LLC in Lawrence, Massachusetts. GLCAC will develop a two-story 30,000 square foot educational facility that is needed to replace GLCAC’s existing child care center. The new center will reduce waiting lists for subsidized affordable childcare by increasing enrollment, provide better equipped classrooms, and expand the kitchen for staff to prepare healthy meals and snacks. GLCAC’s Financial Literacy Program and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) will be delivered to employees to increase access to the Earned Income Tax Credit and further advance economic mobility. The project will leverage an additional $10,656,914. The project will create 16 new, full-time jobs, 12 of which will be filled by individuals with low income. .

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 12
- Total number of jobs to be created: 16
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $10,656,914

Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation

Location: 56 Warren Street, Suite 200, Roxbury, MA 02119-3236

Phone Number: 617-427-3599

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1181

Grant Amount: $488,000

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2022

Website: nuestracdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: David Price, Executive Director

Project Description: The Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation (Nuestra) will provide a loan to Barlett B NMTC, LLC to support a major development project on a former brownfield site located in the heart of one of most impoverished neighborhoods in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Funds will support the build-out of a new 86,000 square foot building comprised of 12,150 square feet of ground-floor retail. The project will revitalize a low-income neighborhood by replacing a vacant, blighted property with new mixed-income rental housing (including 38 affordable housing units) and a quality grocery store, Good Food Market, which will provide needed goods and services. Through the commercial growth and expansion of this once vacant site, Nuestra will reduce the high poverty and crime rates in this area. This project will create at least 20 full-time, full year jobs with living wages and benefits comprised of payroll taxes, health insurance, family and medical leave, 401K retirement, and transit benefits.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 15
- Total number of jobs to be created: 20
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $32,355,825

United Teen Equality Center, Inc.

Location: 35 Warren Street, Lowell, MA 01852

Phone Number: 978-441-9949

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1166

Grant Amount: $700,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.utec-lowell.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Gregg Croteau, Executive Director

Project Description: UTEC, Inc. will use a $700,000 Community Economic Development (CED) grant to expand its mattress recycling enterprise, create a sewing enterprise (bedding), and develop an early childhood center. UTEC will create 28 new jobs, 21 of which will be dedicated for low-income workers, while also growing to serve more target youth, and creating additional jobs to support this.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 21
- Total number of jobs to be created: 28
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 3
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Michigan

Amplify GR

Location: 1480 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Phone Number: 616-279-3936

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1264

Grant Amount: $799,256

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: https://amplifygr.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jon Ippel, Executive Director

Project Description: Amplify GR will use $799,256 in CED funds to support the Madison/Cottage Grove Innovation District project, which will provide low-interest loans to small businesses in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Additionally, renovations to four facilities will strengthen the neighborhood commercial corridor while providing access to 48,766 square feet of low-cost commercial incubator and event space. Amplify GR, in collaboration with Bethany Christian Services, local businesses, and social service providers, will retain and build capacity for existing businesses; scale and develop existing business to retain and create new jobs; and attract new businesses, serving as a catalyst project to draw more economic activity. The project will leverage an additional $255,261. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 15
- Amount to be Leveraged: $255,261

 

Eastern Market Corporation

Location: 2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207-4826

Phone Number: 313-833-9300

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1140

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.easternmarket.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Daniel Carmody, President

Project Description: Eastern Market Corporation (EMC) will use $800,000 in CED-HFFI funds for the Detroit Farm to Freezer project. EMC will partner with at least 20 urban and rural Michigan farms to develop and market a line of co-packed, locally-grown frozen produce for large wholesale buyers such as schools, hospitals, and colleges. The project will also provide dedicated work space and specialized training to low-income food entrepreneurs ready to scale up their budding food businesses. The Detroit Farm to Freezer project will create a total of 32 new jobs, 75% of which will be for Detroit residents with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Amount to be Leveraged: $900,000

 

Northern Great Lakes Initiatives

Location: 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Suite 202, Marquette, MI 49855

Phone Number: 906-228-5571

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1268

Grant Amount: $700,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: https://northerninitiatives.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: >Natasha Koss, Development Coordinator

Project Description: Northern Great Lakes Initiatives, dba Northern Initiatives will use $700,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to PM Power Group of Ontonagon to expand the White Pine Copper Refinery Inc. (WPCR) in Ontonagon, Michigan. WPCR owns and operates an industrial scale copper refinery facility. The loan to PM Power Group will be used to launch Phase II of the expansion, which will include working capital for the increase of copper production and increased utilization of the facility. This project will create 35 new, full-time jobs, 26 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 26
- Total number of jobs to be created: 35
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Minnesota

Hmong American Partnership

Location: 1075 Arcade Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106-3213

Phone Number: 651-495-1557

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1269

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.hmong.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Bao Vang, President and CEO

Project Description: Hmong American Partnership (HAP) will use $800,000 in CED funds to expand its revolving business loan fund to provide comprehensive and culturally specific services to microenterprise and small business owners, specifically immigrant and refugee communities in Minnesota’s Twin Cities area in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The proposed services will support small business owners in starting and/or expanding their microenterprises and transition towards economic self-sufficiency. Four loans will be awarded to four start-ups in the retail, food/hospitality, home health care, and transportation industries. Four loans will also be awarded to four existing businesses in the retail, food/hospitality, home health care, and transportation industries to expand their businesses. This project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 30 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 8
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Hmong American Partnership

Location: 1075 Arcade Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106-3213

Phone Number: 651-495-1557

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1202

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.hmong.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Bao Vang, President and CEO

Project Description: The Hmong American Partnership (HAP) will support Nourishing the Economy, an initiative to expand their hospitality services through the start-up of a new restaurant, Tapestry Restaurant, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Tapestry Restaurant will be a new Asian fusion restaurant located along a major commercial street in Saint Paul. The jobs created from this project will meet the employment needs of the rapidly growing immigrant and refugee population in the community, especially in the expanding Southeast Asian community. It will provide employment opportunities to the immigrant population in Saint Paul, helping immigrants overcome employment barriers, including lack of job skills and experience, low educational attainment, access to transportation, and mental and chemical health issues related to traumatic experiences as a refugee and immigrant. The project will create 40 full-time jobs within the hospitality industry for low-income residents of the East Side and Frogtown neighborhoods of Saint Paul, a Promise Zone.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation

Location: 119 Graystone Plaza, Suite 100, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3034

Phone Number: 218-847-3191

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1195

Grant Amount: $488,000

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.mmcdc.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Kevin Shipley, President

Project Description: The Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (MMCDC) will provide a low-interest loan to Red Lake Retail, LLC, to finance a portion of the development costs for a new retail center on the Red Lake Reservation in Northwest Minnesota. This retail space will include Red Lake Trading Post (a tribally owned grocery store), a Subway restaurant, a convenience store, and a laundromat. This project will a revitalize a low-income area and a once vacant property will host a tribally owned business that will offer needed goods and services, including affordable healthy foods. A total of 39 full-time jobs with livable wages, benefits, and advancement opportunities will be created.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 29
- Total number of jobs to be created: 39
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $10,393,367

 

Neighborhood Development center, Inc.

Location: 663 University Avenue, Suite 200, Saint Paul, MN 55104-5097

Phone Number: 651-291-2480

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1238

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

Website: www.ndc-mn.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mihailo Temali, Executive Director

Project Description: Neighborhood Development Center, Inc. (NDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to construct a retail and office incubator within a mixed-use development in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The construction will be undertaken by NDC’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Neighborhood Commercial Spaces LLC, and housing co-developer, Wellington Management. The retail and office incubator space will provide coworking stations for neighborhood entrepreneurs as well as retail job opportunities for neighborhood residents with low income. Additionally, entrepreneurs will receive technical assistance from the NDC incubator personnel. The project will create 39 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 39
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 4
- Amount to be Leveraged: $24,486,418

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Mississippi

Oak Hill Regional Community Development corporation

Location: 1775 Memphis Street, Suite B, Hernando, MS

Phone Number: 662-292-3584 ext. 3585

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1215

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.oakhillcdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Michael Minor, Executive Director

Project Description: Oak Hill Regional Community Development Corporation (OHRCDC) will use $760,416 in CED funds to develop a commercial enterprise center in Southaven (Desoto County), Mississippi. OHRCDC will enlist an experienced property development firm (Beruk Properties, Inc.) to develop the property, and funds will be used to provide loans to tenant businesses for operations, equipment, and furnishings and to provide technical assistance to the developing businesses. Identified tenants for the commercial enterprise center are a gas station, barbershop, community market, and home health care aid contractor. The commercial enterprise center will offer co-marketing and provide property management services, including signage, landscaping, and cleaning. OHRCDC will also facilitate employee screening, training, and hiring assistance to make sure that individuals with low income benefit from the creation of these new jobs and career opportunities in the community. The project will create 42 new, full-time positions for area residents, at least 75% of whom will be low-income, effectively starting them on a path toward self-sufficiency.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 32
- Number of jobs to be created: 42
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 4
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,700,000

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Missouri

Community Builders of Kansas City

Location: 4001 Blue Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64130

Phone Number: 816-627-2140

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1266

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.cb-kc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Shannon Hesterberg, Director of Real Estate Development

Project Description: Community Builders of Kansas City (CBKC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to invest in Blue Parkway Grocers LLC (BPG LLC) in Kansas City, Missouri. The investment will allow BPG LLC, a grocery store that anchors a shopping center, to expand by increasing the number of products for sale, adding new departments, and offering nutrition and other services to the community as well as purchase equipment and supplies and provide working capital. The project will leverage an additional $800,000. The project will create 43 new, full-time jobs, 32 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 32
- Total number of jobs to be created: 43
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $800,000

 

Justine Petersen Housing and Reinvestment Corporation

Location: 1023 North Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63106-0000

Phone Number: 314-533-2411

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1194

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.justinepetersen.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Sheri Flanigan-Vazquez, Chief Operating Officer

Project Description: The Justine Petersen Housing and Reinvestment Corporation (JPHRC) will support the construction of Justine Petersen (JP) Greencubator, a comprehensive, community-driven economic development project that will help small businesses in the impoverished area near the north side of St. Louis, Missouri. The JP Greencubator will house the following food-related start-ups and green companies: Good Life Growing, an aquaponics facility; STL Metromarket, a healthy foods market; Green Power STL, a renewable energy firm; and City Farm STL, a farm that grows and sells microgreens and herbs to local restaurants. This project will create 32 full-time jobs and restore a distressed urban area into a thriving community.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $303,950

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Montana

Lake County Community Development Corporation

Location: 407 Main St SW, Ronan, MT 59864

Phone Number: 406-676-5901

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1210

Grant Amount: $499,983

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.lakecountycdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Gypsy Ray, Executive Director

Project Description: Lake County Community Development Institute (LCCDC) will use $499,983 in CED funds to renovate portions of the Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center (MMFEC), a shared-use food processing facility in Ronan, Montana. These funds will be used to purchase the equipment and technical support needed to expand MMFEC and four of its manufacturing and marketing business clients. Along with improvements to the MMFEC facility, the funds will assist in hiring and training new employees in all five businesses. The project will result in the creation of 25 positions, 20 of which will be filled by individuals with low income. The newly created positions will include benefits and opportunities for career growth through coursework and on-the-job training opportunities.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 20
- Number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 5
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Montana Community Development Corporation

Location: 229 East Main Street, Missoula, MT 59802-4423

Phone Number: 406-728-9234

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1256

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2025

Website: www.mofi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Dave Glaser, President

Project Description: Montana Community Development Corporation will use $800,000 in CED funds to supply a loan to support a new hotel franchise business in the Front Street Urban Renewal District in Missoula, Montana. The loan will be used for pre-opening costs and working capital. The project will create jobs with living wages, comprehensive benefits including 401(k) retirement, and career advancement opportunities. The project will leverage an additional $23,124,260. The project will create 32 new, full-time jobs, 24 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $23,124,260

 

Montana Community Development Corporation

Location: 229 East Main Street, Missoula, MT 59802

Phone Number: 406-728-9234

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1231

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

Website: www.mofi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Dave Glaser, President

Project Description: Montana Community Development Corporation (MCDC), d.b.a “MoFi”, will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to Good Fish Company (GFC), a new restaurant in Bozeman, Montana. The loan will be used to finance the build out of the 10,500 square foot space, including tenant improvements, purchase equipment, and other start-up costs necessary to open GFC. In addition, CED funds will be used by MoFi for project management activities, including partnering with local workforce development entities devoted to recruiting low-income individuals to fill newly created jobs and for providing financial literacy and credit building services to GFC employees. This project will serve communities in an Opportunity Zone and rural area with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and substance abuse. The project will create 32 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,750,000

 

Montana Community Development Corporation

Location: 229 East Main Street, Missoula, MT 59802

Phone Number: 406-728-9234

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1213

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.mofi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Dave Glaser, President

Project Description: Montana Community Development Corporation (MCDC) will use $760,416 in CED funds to finance a below-market-rate loan to Capitol Distributing Inc. (CDI), a family-owned and operated grocery distribution company, in Caldwell, Idaho. The CED and leveraged funds will fund the construction of a new building that will double the size of CDI’s current facility by adding a large commissary for food preparation and expanding distribution space to increase CDI’s customer base. Part of the funds will be used by MCDC to recruit low-income individuals in Caldwell, Idaho to fill the positions in the new CDI facility. The project will create 32 new, full-time jobs that include a comprehensive benefits package as well as access to financial literacy counseling and onsite English as a Second Language and General Education Degree classes.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $38,170,000

 

Montana Community Development Corporation

Location: 229 East Main Street, Missoula, MT 59802

Phone Number: 406-728-9234

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1196

Grant Amount: $779,678

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2020

Website: www.mofi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Dave Glaser, President

Project Description: Montana Community Development Corporation proposes to expand its existing Small Business Lending Program. The effort will assist in improving Montana’s economy and sustain its communities by offering entrepreneurial training and technical assistance, loans and programs that will create 119 new jobs of which 89 (75%) will be provided to low income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 89
- Number of jobs to be created: 119
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $34,173

 

Montana Community Development Corporation

Location: 229 East Main Street, Missoula, MT 59802

Phone Number: 406-728-9234

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1163

Grant Amount: $796,639

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.mofi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: David Glaser, CEO

Project Description: Montana Community Development Corporation (MCDC) will use a $796,639 Community Economic Development (CED) grant and an additional $24,150,000 secured through private funds to make a below market rate, non-recourse loan to Neptune Aviation Services, an aviation services company, which is looking to expand its services to meet growing demand. As a result, the project plans to create 32, permanent, full-time positions, 24 of which will be filled by individuals with low income, at the cost of $24,894 per job.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $24,150,000

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Nebraska

Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation

Location: 4823 South 22nd Street, Omaha, NE 68107-2704

Phone Number: 402-933-4466

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1149

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.midlandslatinocdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Marta Londono Mejia, Executive Director

Project Description: Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation will use an $800,000 Community Economic Development (CED-HFFI) grant and $1,371,654 in leveraged funds that MLCDC has secured for the project. Funds will be used to complete improvements in the mixed use real estate project, Las Americas Global Market, being developed in partnership with Community Investment Opportunities (CIO). As a result, a total of 46 new jobs will be created at an average cost of $17,391/job.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 35
- Total number of jobs to be created: 46
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 14
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,371,654

Omaha Economic Development Corporation

Location: 2221 N. 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110

Phone Number: 402-346-23006

Grant Type: Community Economic Development(CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1108

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2015 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.oedc.info Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Annette Artherton, Research and Development Director

Project Description: Omaha Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) will use $800,000 to develop the North Omaha Agricultural Hub (NOAH), an advanced technology food manufacturing hub and agribusiness center. NOAH is a for-profit subsidiary solely owned by OEDC. This hub will create locally grown food product lines, a distribution chain, and a centralized brand of value added products to satisfy regional consumer marketing opportunities. Investment of CED funds will allow NOAH to purchase and install a series of the MVGS grow systems. Funds will also be used to install two geothermal greenhouses to enhance the local market availability of citrus and other types of fruits. As NOAH matures, 46 living wage, career path positions will be created.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 29
- Total number of jobs to be created: 39
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Nevada

Chicanos Por La Causa, Nevada, Inc.

Location: 1046 East Buckeye Road, Las Vegas, NV 85037

Phone Number: 602-257-5522

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1218

Grant Amount: $759,650

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.cplc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Rupert Ruiz, President

Project Description: Chicanos Por La Causa, Nevada, Inc. (CPLC-NV) will use $759,650 in CED funds to provide a low-interest loan to Higher Ground Produce, a hydroponic greenhouse and processing operation located in the rural town of Pahrump (Nye County), Nevada and serving the Las Vegas metropolitan area. This investment will provide Higher Ground Produce the capital necessary to open a new processing facility in Pahrump and accelerate the expansion of the existing business model. As part of this effort, CPLC-NV will provide other supportive services to Higher Ground Produce employees, including financial literacy programming. Additionally, NyE Communities Coalition, a workforce development agency in southern Nevada, will provide education, training, and retention services to support job stability and encourage self-sufficiency for the newly hired employees. The project will create 40 new, full-time positions, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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New Jersey

New Jersey does not currently have any active CED grants.

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New Mexico

Capacity Builders, Inc.

Location: 414 West Broadway, Farmington, NM 87401

Phone Number: 505-326-4245

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1220

Grant Amount: $759,780

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

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Authorizing Official: Kenneth Pin, Executive Director

Project Description: Capacity Builders, Inc. will use $759,780 in CED funds to support the Community Development of Transportation (CDOT) initiative, which will open two new locations of Lou Go’s, a service that provides taxi and non-emergency medical transport options to residents in San Juan County, New Mexico. With the two new locations, Lou Go’s will expand its service area to McKinley County, New Mexico, and Montezuma County, Colorado. CED funds will contribute to administrative support and staffing, the purchase of six used vehicles, vehicle insurance and maintenance, rent for the two new locations, and other expenses. The project will create 40 new, “fast-track to employment” positions for individuals with low income as taxi drivers, non-emergency medical transport drivers, and dispatchers in the tri-county service area. Job candidates will participate in 3-6 hours of training to prepare for the jobs in which they will be placed, and once hired, participants will take part in weekly trainings to build employability skills and financial literacy.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 40
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $87,810

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New York

Business Outreach Center Network, Inc.

Location: 85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1607

Phone Number: 718-624-9115

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1244

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.bocnet.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Nancy Carin, Executive Director

Project Description: The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC Network) will use $800,000 in CED funds to partner with BOC Capital Corporation (a Community Development Financial Institution) to provide a loan to Wash Cycle Laundry (WCL) to expand operations through added commercial laundry facilities. WCL is a mission driven social enterprise committed to creating second-change employment for people who are returning to work after facing significant challenges such as incarceration or homelessness. It has a decentralized production network built through purchasing unused capacity at underutilized laundries throughout the area. This is paired with a bicycle trailer laundry delivery system and powered by a proprietary web application by WCL. BOC and WCL will utilize existing relationships with local community partners and workforce development partners to fill the newly created jobs with low income individuals and provide education, outreach, and training services. Additionally, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners will provide unlimited one-on-one financial counseling and financial planning tools to employees. This project will serve communities in an Opportunity Zone. This project will create 42 new, full-time jobs with competitive wages and promotion potential, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 32
- Total number of jobs to be created: 42
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $252,400

 

Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, Inc.

Location: 625 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208-1203

Phone Number: 718-647-2800

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1143

Grant Amount: $375,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.cypresshills.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Michelle Neugebauer, Executive Director

Project Description: Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, Inc. (CHLDC), will use $375,000 in CED-HFFI funds for a commercial development project to increase access to healthy, affordable food to the Pitkin Avenue Corridor in Brooklyn, New York. This project is a part of the Sustainable Communities: East New York planning initiative led by the City of New York and funded through a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant. CHLDC will develop 7,290 square feet of ground floor retail space that will be occupied by a local grocery, and is part of a mixed-use project that will develop 60 affordable housing units for a total of 77,290 square feet of new construction. CHLDC is proposing to use CED-HFFI funds to provide a low-interest loan to Cypress Pitkin Berriman L.P., a CHLDC partnership entity established to develop, manage and operate the proposed residential and commercial building. The loan will allow for the development of the retail space to accommodate a grocery store, which will create 15 new full-time permanent jobs, at least 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income. The proposed project will also include an education component, with educational programs designed to encourage healthy food choices. In addition to CED funds, CHLDC will leverage $28,507,529 in public and private funds.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low-income: 11
- Total number of jobs to be created: 15
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $28,507,529

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North Carolina

North Carolina does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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North Dakota

North Dakota does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Ohio

Ohio has an active Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprise grant.

Economic and Community Development Institute

Location: 1655 Old Leonard Ave., Columbus, OH 43219

Phone Number: 614-559-0106

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1234

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

Website: www.ecdi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Inna Kinney, CEO

Project Description: Economic and Community Development Institute, Inc. (ECDI) will use $800,000 in CED funds to support construction of the Southside Job Creation Initiative in Columbus, Ohio. This initiative will involve two different activities. Through this initiative, ECDI will provide a loan to Rambling House to move its business into a larger facility allowing for an increase in production and canning. Additionally, ECDI will build out the ECDI Food Truck Kitchen, an additional commercial kitchen to service the Southside. Since Rambling House will not have a kitchen, it will partner with food trucks from ECDI's Food Fort to provide food during business hours. Three food truck businesses have been identified to provide services to Rambling House and rent the food truck kitchen once constructed: Sweet T's Southern Style Food Truck; Nate's Steamed Bagels; the Burrito Bus. ECDI will work with local partners to fill the newly created jobs with individuals with low income. The project will create 35 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 26
- Total number of jobs to be created: 35
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Economic and Community Development institute

Location: 1655 Old Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219

Phone Number: 614-559-0115

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1207

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.ecdi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Inna Kinney, Founder and CEO

Project Description: The Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) will use $760,416 n CED funds to launch the Scaling Entrepreneurs Job Creation Initiative in Columbus, Ohio. CED funds will be used to: transform an existing warehouse space into a fully functional space for wholesale food businesses called the Food Hub; to complete the renovation and implement the kitchen and office space design plans; and provide a loan to Harvest Pizzeria for equipment and labor wages needed to develop its wholesale pizza product. The project will create 35 new, full-time positions, 27 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 27
- Number of jobs to be created: 35
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Economic and Community Development Institute

Location: 1655 Old Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219

Phone Number: 614-559-0115

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1142

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.ecdi.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Inna Kinney, Founder and CEO

Project Description: The Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) will use an $800,000 grant for a construction Community Economic Development (OCS CED) grant to launch the Supporting Food Entrepreneurs, Sustaining Communities Initiative. This initiative will holistically address major barriers food-based business owners face, in terms of business financing, training, and incubation services, resulting in the creation of 41 full-time jobs over 5 years at an average cost of $19,500 per job. At least 31 of the jobs will be filled by individuals living at or below 125% of the poverty level, including TANF-eligible recipients and noncustodial parents living in Columbus, Ohio.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 32
- Total number of jobs to be created: 42
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

MidTown Cleveland

Location: 5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 100, Cleveland, OH 44103-3749

Phone Number: 216-391-5080

Grant Type: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI)

Grant Number: 90EE1147

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.midtowncleveland.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jeff Epstein, Executive Director

Project Description: In Partnership with University Hospitals (UH), Sodexo, Hemingway Development, Wholesome Wave, and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Midtown Cleveland will use an $800,000 Community Economic Development (CED-HFFI) grant to implement EAT Well — MidTown Cleveland Health and Wellness Collaborative to address two key social determinants of health—access to healthy affordable food, and employment. EAT Well will create 32 employment and business opportunities while contributing to community revitalization, and providing a more sustainable quality of life.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 2
- Amount to be Leveraged: $78,000,000

 

Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development

Location: 2511 Clark Ave., Cleveland, OH 44109

Phone Number: 216-281-4422

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1216

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.hbcenter.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Jenice Contreras, Executive Director

Project Description: Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development (dba Hispanic Business Center) will use $760,416 in CED funds to create El Mercado, a culturally-based public market, in “La Villa Hispana” (Hispanic Village), located within the Clark Fulton neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. CED funds will be used for renovation of the space to accommodate El Mercado, as well as personnel in the first year. The project will transform a vacant factory into 48,352 square feet of space for 21 food entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs providing services. El Mercado businesses will have access to capital, receive culturally appropriate and linguistically relevant training, and be partnered with mentors. El Mercado will also house additional offices and retail for other small businesses, organizations serving the community, a restaurant, and a commercial kitchen. The project will create 60 new, full-time positions, 45 of which will be filled by recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 45
- Number of jobs to be created: 60
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 21
- Amount to be Leveraged: $2,890,000

 

Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership

Location: 170 N Park Avenue, Warren, OH 44481

Phone Number: 330-599-9275

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1174

Grant Amount: $225,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.tnpwarren.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Matt Martin, Executive Director

Project Description: Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership (TNP) will use $225,000 in Community Economic Development (CED) funds, the majority of which will be used for construction of the Community Workshop, which will house the program. The project will create nine new jobs, 75% of which will be filled by low-income individuals. The program will provide low- and moderate-income Warren residents with training in renovation, deconstruction, post-demolition lot greening, and vacant property maintenance in order to stabilize the city’s vacant and blighted properties, mitigate the impacts of blight, and create homeownership opportunities.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 7
- Total number of jobs to be created: 9
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $4,800

 

Union Miles Development Corporation

Location: 9250 Miles Park Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44105-5151

Phone Number: 216-341-0757

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1245

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

Website: www.unionmiles.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Roshawn Sample, Executive Director

Project Description: The Union Miles Development Corporation (UMDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to support the Veteran Housing and Service Center, which will create sustainable employment and business opportunities for low-income individuals and low-income veterans in Cleveland, Ohio. The UMDC Veteran Housing and Service Center includes four key components: 1) Develop six units to accommodate 12 veterans; 2) Training in urban, agriculture, farm management, and construction trades; 3) Micro-entrepreneurship support and development; 4) creation of a Veteran Cooperative made up of three core businesses: farm operations (i.e., micro- greens and basil sales, compost sales, and mulch sales), landscaping (and Snow Removal); and construction. The project will also provide monthly workshops in support of micro-entrepreneurs, micro-businesses, and financial literacy. The project will create 45 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 34
- Total number of jobs to be created: 45
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Oklahoma

Kiamichi Opportunities Incorporated

Location: 405 North 16th Street, Hugo, OK 74743

Phone Number: 580-326-7549

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1165

Grant Amount: $500,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Authorizing Official: William Smith, Executive Director

Project Description: Kiamichi Opportunities will use a $500,000 Community Economic Development (CED) grant to construct an additional sheltered workshop facility in Pushmataha County. The new facility would house a contract for the packaging of dry food products and would create 20 new jobs, of which a minimum of 75% would be filled by low-income workers.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 15
- Total number of jobs to be created: 20
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Rural Enterprises Of Oklahoma, Inc.

Location: 2912 Enterprise Boulevard, P.O. Box 1335, Durrant, OK 74701

Phone Number: 580-924-5094

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1240

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

Website: www.ruralenterprises.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Scott Dewald, President and CEO

Project Description: The Rural Enterprises of Oklahoma, Inc. (REI Oklahoma) will use $800,000 in CED funds to expand and renovate an existing 10,000 square foot LEED-certified facility in Durant, Oklahoma. The site is located in International Business Park in the southeast quadrant of Oklahoma. The facility is leased to OmniCare365, a growing company providing business process outsourcing services for sales and customer service. The expansion will allow for the construction of an additional 115 parking spaces and interior renovations to accommodate OmniCare365 and provide sufficient parking and office space for the new positions to be created. REI will work with a network of organizations to fill the newly created positions with individuals with low income. This project will serve communities in a rural area with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and substance abuse. The project will create 70 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 53
- Total number of jobs to be created: 70
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $145,886

South Central Industries, Inc.

Location: 130 N Louisa Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801

Phone Number: 405-275-3851

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1261

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2025

Website: www.southcentralindustriesinc.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Tina Hanna, Executive Director

Project Description: South Central Industries, Inc. (SCI) will use $800,000 in CED funds to construct a new warehouse facility in Shawnee, OK. SCI sells a wide range of products such as paper towels, toilet paper, trash can liners, copy paper, office supplies, hygiene items, janitorial supplies and chemicals, and food service items, and needs the additional warehouse space to expand its product fulfillment and delivery services. Positions created will include job coaches, drivers, and other support staff as well as positions for developmentally disabled individuals. The project will leverage an additional $56,930 funds. This project will create 32 new full-time jobs, 24 of which will be filled with individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $56,930

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Oregon

adelante mujeres

Location: 2030 Main Street, Suite A, Forest Grove, OR 97116

Phone Number: 503-992-0078

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1205

Grant Amount: $450,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.adelantemujeres.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Bridget Cooke, Executive Director

Project Description: Adelante Mujeres will use $450,000 in CED funds to develop a shared-use commercial kitchen and launch the Adelante Mujeres’ Food-Based Business Incubator Program in Forest Grove, Oregon. CED funds will be used to purchase and install equipment in the shared-use commercial kitchen to serve the needs of local food-based businesses. The Food-Based Business Incubator Program will offer low-income Latino microbusiness entrepreneurs technical and financial training and kitchen use. The multi-week training courses will offer participants necessary skills to succeed as food entrepreneurs. Together, these strategies will grow 11 businesses, which will use the shared-use commercial kitchen and will be supported by the Food-Based Business Incubator Program. The project will create 20 permanent, full-time positions in the rural food entrepreneurship industry.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 15
- Number of jobs to be created: 20
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 11
- Amount to be Leveraged: $63,352

 

Community Lendingworks

Location: 212 Main Street, Springfield, OR 97477

Phone Number: 541-345-0446

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1224

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.communitylendingworks.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mackenzie Karp, Grants and Communications Manager

Project Description: Community LendingWorks (CLW) will use $760,416 in CED funds to make an equity investment to support the start-up or expansion of four businesses in the food and beverage industry in Lane and Clackamas counties, Oregon. CLW is a subsidiary of former CED grantee, Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO), created to provide lending and credit services to support community economic development efforts. CLW will partner with NEDCO to invest in locally-owned businesses to create living wage jobs and contribute to local and regional community economic development and revitalization strategies. The four businesses to be assisted with CED funds include Hope & Vine, a social enterprise bar and events venue; the River Road Market, a natural food market; Claim 52 Brewery, a woman-owned brewery and pub; and Claim 52 Canning, a business that will allow Claim 52 Brewery to can its product for taprooms and other retail stores. In addition to providing equity capital to these four businesses, CLW will also provide business support services to enable the businesses to execute their start-up or expansion plans. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 4
- Amount to be Leveraged: $6,889

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Pennsylvania

Bridgeway Capital, Inc.

Location: 707 Grant Street, Suite 1920, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone Number: 412-201-2450

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1156

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.bridgewaycapital.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Mark Peterson, President & CEO

Project Description: Bridgeway Capital will use $800,000 of Community Economic Development (CED) funds to renovate a 21,000 square foot floor within a manufacturing building. They have also leveraged additional funds from the R.K. Mellon Foundation and PNC Bank for this project, which will result in the creation of 44 positions, 32 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 32
- Total number of jobs to be created: 44
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $7,887,137

 

Westmoreland Human Opportunities dba Westmoreland Community Action

Location: 226 South Maple Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone Number: 724-834-1260

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1183

Grant Amount: $780,800

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.westmorelandca.org

Authorizing Official: Mandy Zalich, CEO

Project Description: Westmoreland Human Opportunities, Inc. dba Westmoreland Community Action (WCA) will expand a reuse and recycling firm, American Architectural Salvage, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Funds will be used for site upgrades and furnishings, initial operating expenses, sales, signage, supplies, and technical assistance. This funding will close the final gap in financing needed by WCA to ensure operations can be fully expanded. This project will revitalize the distressed community by increasing opportunities for livable wage employment and promoting stronger environmental outcomes. It will hire hard-to-employ community members including single mothers, noncustodial parents, ex-offenders, at-risk youth, and other low-income persons. The project will create 43 full-time jobs with benefits including full medical, dental, and retirement plans as well as social security contributions.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 32
- Total number of jobs to be created: 43
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $3,727,356

 

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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South Carolina

Williamsburg Enterprise Community Commission, Inc.

Location: 2104 Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556

Phone Number: 843-255-9070

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1223

Grant Amount: $434,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Authorizing Official: Charles Garner, Chairman

Project Description: The Williamsburg Enterprise Community Commission, Inc. (WECC) will use $434,000 in CED funds to implement the WECC Business Development project, which will provide a loan to WasteZero, an environmental waste reduction manufacturer, in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. The revolving loan will finance the purchase of state-of-the-art machinery and equipment necessary to expand WasteZero’s production, printing, packing, and material handling capacity. WECC will partner with the Williamsburg County Development Corporation (WCDC), a community development corporation with several years of experience in economic and business development in the community, to implement the project. The project will create 22 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 17
- Number of jobs to be created: 22
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,280,000

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South Dakota

South Dakota does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Tennessee

Tennessee does not currently have any active CED grantees

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Texas

Covenant Community Capital Corporation

Location: 3300 Lyons Avenue, Suite 203, Houston, TX 77020

Phone Number: 713-469-2110

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1193

Grant Amount: $439,200

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.community-wealth.org/content/covenant-community-capital

Authorizing Official: Stephan Faifield, CEO

Project Description: Covenant Community Capital (Covenant) will provide a loan to Grace Freight to expand their business in Houston, Texas. Grace Freight will transport construction and steel material freight in the Texas region. Funds will be used for start-up working capital and will result in the creation of new entry level jobs for formerly incarcerated individuals in the logistics and transportation industry. Covenant will also provide services through their Community Asset Building program, which will offer financial coaching to allow Grace Freight employees to save for their future needs. This unique partnership will address a range of needs faced by many formerly incarcerated individuals such as limited employment options, inconsistent sources of income, a lack of stable living conditions, and many social stigmas associated with being formerly incarcerated. This project will create 24 full-time, full year jobs.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 18
- Total number of jobs to be created: 24
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

NationSync Community Development Corporation

Location: 13135 Champions Drive, Ste 211, Houston, TX 77069-3223

Phone Number: 832-706-2771

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1186

Grant Amount: $503,616

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.nationsync.org/about Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Renae Johnson, Executive Director

Project Description: The Christian Association of Social Enterprises (Association) will create an equity investment fund to invest in three social enterprises in Houston, Texas. The first business it will invest in is their hybrid for-profit social enterprise venture, NationSync Corporation. Additionally, the Association will offer a social enterprise incubator/technical assistance program that includes leveraging other loans to sustain job creation efforts for two growth-oriented social enterprise business start-ups in the community. Businesses with a social mission that enter this program will receive a business address, postal mail handling, telephone answering, and access to a private office for meetings. Engaged businesses will also have access to low interest loans through LiftFund and Woodforest National Bank’s $210 million Small Business Administration and community investment loan platform. The three companies will create 25 full-time jobs in the general business management industry, 75% of which will be filled by low-income individuals in the high poverty and high unemployment communities of the near Northwest Management District in Houston.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 19
- Total number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 3
- Amount to be Leveraged: $626,000

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Utah

Utah does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Vermont

Vermont does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Virginia

Piedmont Housing Alliance

Location: 682 Berkmar Cir, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone Number: 434-817-2436

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1260

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2025

Website: https://piedmonthousingalliance.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Erica Johnson, Director of Development

Project Description: Piedmont Housing Alliance (PHA) will use $800,000 in CED funds for the construction of an Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) in Charlottesville, Virginia. The funds will be used for hard costs associated with construction. The ECEC will be located at the Friendship Court (FC) redevelopment, a 150 unit, multi-family Section 8 housing complex located in a severely economically distressed neighborhood. The jobs include over 30 teaching jobs and will help to provided needed child care to the community. The project will leverage nearly $5M additional funds. This project will create 41 full-time jobs, 31 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 31
- Total number of jobs to be created: 41
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $4,978,929

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Washington

RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

Location: 24 South Third Avenue, P.O. Box 9492, Yakima, WA 98902

Phone Number: 509-453-5133

Grant Type Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1227

Grant Amount: $400,000

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.rcdr.biz Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Maria Rodriguez, Executive Director

Project Description: The Rural Community Development Resources, Inc. (RCDR) will use $400,000 in CED funds to establish a revolving loan fund to finance six new or expanding businesses and agricultural entrepreneurs in Franklin, Grant, and Yakima counties in Washington State. The revolving loan fund will provide access to affordable capital needed by the businesses, enabling them to start-up or expand operations. RCDR will partner with South Central Workforce Development Council, Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide career training and job placement programs to support the businesses creating new jobs. Through these partnerships, low-income individuals will have access to case management, training in job readiness skills, job placement services, job coaching, and other services. The project will create 20 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 15
- Number of jobs to be created: 20
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 6
- Amount to be Leveraged: $219,454

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West Virginia

 

Coalfield Development Corporation

Location: P.O. Box 1133 312 Hall St., Wayne, WV 25570

Phone Number: 304-501-4755

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1235

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: www.coalfield-development.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Brandon Dennison, CEO

Project Description: Coalfield Development Corporation (CDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to expand its custom t-shirt manufacturing business, SustainU, in Huntington, West Virginia. CED funds will be used to purchase equipment and provide working capital and costs associated with the business expansion of SustainU, a wholly-owned business unit of CDC. The additional working capital will allow CDC to expand and grow SustainU’s cut and sew operations as well as recruit and train new employees. This project will serve communities in an Opportunity Zone and rural area with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and substance abuse. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $300,000

 

Kanawha Institute for Social Research Action, Inc.

Location: 131 Perkins Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25604

Phone Number: 304-768-8924

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1217

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.kisra.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Reginald Jones, CEO

Project Description: Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action, Inc. (KISRA) will use $760,416 in CED funds to establish a food hub that will promote community health, support local food production/farm enterprises, and create jobs in Kanawha County, West Virginia. Specifically, the food hub will establish a restaurant, café, and catering enterprise using locally sourced, sustainable foods. CED funds will be used for site upgrades and furnishings, initial operating expenses, sales, signage, supplies, and technical assistance. The project will create 46 new, full-time jobs for hard-to-employ community members, including single mothers, noncustodial parents, ex-offenders, at-risk youth, and other individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 46
- Number of jobs to be created: 46
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $465,107

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin has an active Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises grant.

Impact Seven, Inc.

Location: 147 Lake Almena Drive, Almena, WI 54805

Phone Number: 715-357-3334

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1219

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.impactseven.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Caroline Loyas, Director, Resource Development

Project Description: Impact Seven, Inc. will use $760,416 in CED funds to support the development of St. Rita’s Square, a 118-unit assisted living, memory care, and apartment community for seniors in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The CED funds will provide the remaining gap financing needed for this $40.4 million project. The project will meet two documented local needs: 1) the creation of entry-level and living wage jobs for city residents in the healthcare sector, and 2) a senior living community in an east side downtown neighborhood. By providing flexible, low-interest financing, the project will result in the creation of at least 32 new, full-time positions in a distressed area of Milwaukee, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low-income. These positions will includes competitive wages, quality fringe benefits, and advancement opportunities to help low-income individuals and their families achieve self-sufficiency.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $39,636,474

 

Impact Seven, Inc.

Location: 147 Lake Almena Drive, Almena, WI 54805

Phone Number: 715-357-3334

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1167

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.impactseven.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Caroline Loyas, Director, Resource Development

Project Description: Impact Seven, Inc. will use an $800,000 Community Economic Development grant for the $23.4 million adaptive reuse and new construction project. The project will leverage an additional $22.66 million in financing to be provided by Impact Seven, New Markets Tax Credit equity, PACE equity, TIF funds, and a deferred developer fee. This CED project will provide flexible, low interest financing for the adaptive reuse of a historic building in downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin into the 81-room Heritage House hotel. By providing flexible, low interest financing, this project will result in the creation of at least 32 new, permanent, full-time positions in a distressed area. A minimum of 75% of the jobs will be full-time, entry-level positions that low-income people can get and keep.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $22,660,000

 

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

Location: 4265 North 27th Street, 7th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53216-1807

Phone Number: 414-444-8200

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1258

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2020 - 9/29/2025

Website: http://www.nwscdc.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Andrew Haug, Resource Development Manager

Project Description: Northwest Side Community Development Corporation (NWSCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to support the expansion of Care Management Plus (CMP) , a local provider of supported and assisted living, and long-term care management in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s northwest side. The loan will finance renovation of the existing building and for start-up of operations, allowing the company to bring in additional clients and create new jobs at the facility. NWSCDC will partner with the local TANF agency and Employ Milwaukee, UniteMKE, and the Social Development Commission’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, which will assist the employees hired with financial literacy and building financial security. The project will leverage an additional $1,591,689. The project will create 32 new, permanent full-time healthcare jobs, 24 of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 24
- Total number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $1,591,689

 

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

Location: 4265 North 27th Street, 7th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53216-1807

Phone Number: 414-444-8200

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1232

Grant Amount: $800,000

Project Period: 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2022

Website: http://www.nwscdc.org/ Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Will Smith, Executive Director

Project Description: Northwest Side Community Development Corporation (NWSCDC) will use $800,000 in CED funds to provide a loan to expand Athea Laboratories and Packaging (Athea), a local manufacturer of wet wipes, cleaners, and chemical mixes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The loan will be used to finance new equipment and increase their labor force to fulfill their growing sales volume. Along with the creation of public transit accessible and manufacturing jobs with livable wages and benefits, this project will assist employees in financial literacy and security through partnerships with other local organizations. The project will create 40 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Total number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $131,322

 

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

Location: 4201 North 27th Street, Seventh Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53216

Phone Number: 414-444-8200

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1209

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.nwscdc.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Will Smith, Executive Director

Project Description: Northwest Side Community Development Corporation (NWSCDC) will use $760,416 in CED funds to provide a loan to Argon Industries, a local machine shop, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The loan will be used for working capital to increase Argon’s workforce and purchase materials. The materials and additional labor will allow Argon to fulfill new and growing manufacturing orders. Along with the creation of public transit accessible and manufacturing jobs with livable wages and benefits, this project will assist employees in financial literacy and security through partnerships with other local organizations. The project will create 40 new, full-time positions, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 30
- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

 

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation

Location: 1533 North Rivercenter Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Phone Number: 414-263-5450

Grant Type: Community Economic Development

Grant Number: 90EE1226

Grant Amount: $760,416

Project Period: 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2023

Website: www.wwbic.com Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Wendy Baumann, President

Project Description: The Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) will use $760,416 in CED funds to implement the Sherman Phoenix Support Project, which will transform a vacant, fire-damaged building into a commercial space for 20 small entrepreneurs offering prepared foods, wellness services, and arts and cultural activities in the Sherman Park Neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The project will serve as a model for healing the city through economic growth after the civil unrest and riots in the Sherman Park Neighborhood that began in August 2016. WWBIC will partner with Sherman Phoenix, LLC for tenant build-out, operations, and programmatic costs to develop the building. WWBIC will also provide business technical assistance to the tenant entrepreneurs and financial capability education and coaching to employees to help them gain control over their personal finances, build assets, improve their economic well-being, and move toward economic self-sufficiency. The project will create 64 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be filled by individuals with low income.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 48
- Number of jobs to be created: 64
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 20
- Amount to be Leveraged: $3,200,000

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Wyoming

Wyoming does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Puerto Rico

Proyecto Matria, Inc. (MATRIA)

Location: 31 Jiménez Sicardó Street, Padilla El Caribe, Caguas, PR 00725-3763

Phone Number: 787-704-2222

Grant Type: Community Economic Development (CED)

Grant Number: 90EE1185

Grant Amount: $585,600

Project Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2021

Website: www.proyectomatria.org Visit disclaimer page

Authorizing Official: Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez, Executive Director

Project Description: Proyecto Matria, Inc. (MATRIA) will support the start-up and development of the Micro-Franchises Businesses for Women under the trade name The Arepa Chic: Pasionarias (Arepa Bar) in Puerto Rico. The project includes the production and sale of arepas, a traditional food in Puerto Rico, in the primary site as well as in mobile units located at strategic points. The project will create a total of 29 new, full-time jobs, 75% of which will be for low-income individuals, specifically low-income women who are the heads of households and survivors of domestic or gender violence.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created for individuals with low income: 22
- Total number of jobs to be created: 29
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Amount to be Leveraged: $0

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Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands do not currently have any active CED grantees.

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American Samoa

American Samoa does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Guam

Guam does not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia do not currently have any active CED grantees.

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Republic of the Marshall Islands

The Republic of the Marshall Islands does not currently have an active CED grant.

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Republic of Palau

The Republic of Palau does not currently have an active CED grant.

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