Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
March 23rd, 2017
First Round of Design Grants for 2017
Wherever a nonprofit's mission and vision are taking them, we're here to help!
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Meet Our Clients: Matthew Braun of Fleisher Art Memorial
How do you take an eclectic collection of old, historic buildings and adapt them to meet the needs of emerging artists in the 21st century? That’s a question Matt Braun,...
A New Home for the Center for Literacy
Should I stay or should I go? About five years ago, the Center for Literacy faced just this dilemma. It’s a big decision for a nonprofit to relocate. There's a lot to...
This Place Matters: Vote for Visitation!
Visitation BVM School, a recent recipient of design services from the Collaborative, is a finalist in the This Place Matters competition sponsored by the National Trust for...
Meet Our Clients: Steveanna Wynn of SHARE
Steveanna Wynn, Executive Director of SHARE Food Programs and a Collaborative client, sat down with us recently to talk about SHARE's mission, secrets to sustaining a...
Collaborative Projects in Philebrity!
Check out the funny take on Mt. Tabor Cyber Village Senior Housing via a Philebrity reader's cameraphone and footage of Greenfield Elementary School, co-star of the Philadelphia...
Catch Up With Our Clients: Mariposa Co-op
Mariposa Co-op figures in my first Philly memories-- the yummy food, my co-op jobs taking out the garbage and pouring honey from huge cans into small bottles, and the homey but...
Collaborative Clients in the News
As 2012 gathers steam, so does the pace of community engagement and development. Several of the Collaborative's clients and projects figured in neighborhood news over the past...
Groundbreaking Times for Mariposa
Mariposa Food Co-op celebrated the groundbreaking for its new, expanded location—a former Greek Revival bank building on the 4800 block of Baltimore Avenue on Monday, July 27....
A New Life for St. Boniface
What can a neighborhood do when a long-time neighborhood anchor stands empty? St. Boniface Church served the Catholic community of West Kensington for over 130 years. The late...
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