CED Grantee Spotlights

The CED Grantee Spotlight page highlights the positive impact CED projects have made to revitalize their communities through job and business creation for individuals with low-income.

If you want to be featured in a spotlight or want to recommend a CED project to be featured, please follow the instructions on our Grantee Spotlight Submission Instructions page.

Addressing Barriers to Employment in Pennsylvania

This video highlights how Westmoreland Human Opportunities, Inc. dba Westmoreland Community Action’s CED project with American Architectural Salvage provided an opportunity to help individuals in an area with a high incidence of substance abuse obtain and thrive in newly created jobs in their community.

Removing Graffiti and Creating Jobs in South Los Angeles

This video highlights how Coalition for Responsible Community Development used CED funds to create a business from a need in the community and provide individuals, including a formerly homeless individual, with employment opportunities to help them gain confidence and succeed.

Gaining Independence through Employment in Arizona

This video highlights Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.’s use of CED Social Enterprise funds to support the array of incubator services provided to Hand in Grace, a woman-owned business that is helping individuals with disabilities gain independence. 

Program Showcase: Englewood, WWBIC, and Westmoreland

This video highlights CED grantees that are using CED funds to implement projects in their communities. The grantees include Englewood Community Development Corporation, Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), and Westmoreland Community Action.

Program Showcase: Enterprise and Eastern Market

This video highlights CED grantees that are using CED funds to implement projects in their communities. The grantees include The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation and Eastern Market Corporation.

Lessons from the Field

The Lessons from the Field case studies summarize how community development corporations (CDCs) around the country employ grants from the CED program. They demonstrate but a portion of the work done by CDCs using CED.

For more CED Grantee Spotlights, visit the Grantee Spotlight Archive.

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