Category: Urban CED

A new construction project in urban East Baltimore aims to use federal funding to achieve a number of progressive goals. Volunteers of America Chesapeake has leased space to Arcturus Growthstar Technologies, which received…

On November 30th, Vancouver city councillors approved phase II of the Community Economic Development Strategy for the Downtown Eastside. Over $350,000 will be allocated to “Quick Start Projects” and “Feasibility Studies…

In March 2016, following a call for participation from the City of Vancouver, 30 organizations came together to form the Community Economic Development Strategic Action (CEDSA) Committee. This diverse group…

Prosper Canada is seeking applications from non-profit/charitable organizations to be part of a new project, Financial Empowerment Champions.   Prosper Canada will collaborate with five organizations across the country to improve…

In 2015, Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!) celebrated its fifteenth year of operation. After 15 years of operation, it might be a fair question to ask “What has been the impact of…

A municipal strategy to reduce urban poverty addresses the roots of inequality Like many major metropolitan areas in the United States, Toronto is experiencing fast-paced growth. Canada’s finance and business…

In 2016, LITE will award Community Economic Development Grants in the month of June. Grant recipients will be notified in May. LITE funds initiatives that directly create jobs, or leverage…

Cities offer the scale needed for transformative change — large enough to matter, but small enough to manage. Universities and colleges are also civic actors in their own right. They…

Be there! We’re talking about your concerns! 3 days, over 30 workshops, site visits and hundreds of meeting opportunities to: Share your best practices and learn about others in the social and…

In August of 2000, there was not yet a plan for Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!) to partner with Neighbourhood Renewal Corporations (NRC). It had been determined that NA! would employ a…

In June 2000, the Province of Manitoba launched Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!) as its “long-term community-based social and economic strategy“ for urban revitalization. The Manitoba New Democratic Party had recently formed…