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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Green Region Grant for West Philly’s Enterprise Center CDC
PECO presented $10,000 to The Enterprise Center CDC to support the development of the Walnut Hill Community Farm. The grant was awarded yesterday through PECO’s Green...
Greens and Green: Overbrook Farms Completes a First Step in Revitalizing 63rd Street
Pedestrians and drivers along the 63rd Street Commercial Corridor in historic Overbrook Farms will get a treat this spring when the sidewalk planters built by the Overbrook...
A Groundbreaking Year
Who could have predicted that in the midst of a recession year, the Collaborative would be recognized at more nonprofit ground-breaking ceremonies than ever before? Celebrate...
Industry grows in Brooklyn
The Collaborative recently made a trip up to Brooklyn, NY for a tour of once-abandoned factory buildings redeveloped by Greenpoint Manufacturing & Design Center (GMDC) for use by...
Impact Services Corporation Appreciates the Impact of Innovative Design
Impact Services Corporation, a social services agency that offers job training and supportive housing, has been headquartered in a former carpet mill in Kensington since the...
New Service Grants Awarded
The Collaborative has started work on its next round of service grants awarded to Friends of Seger Park Playground, Libertae, Mariposa Food Co-op/A Little Taste of Everything...
A New Look Under the El
Six storeowners along North Frankford Avenue now have a new vision for enhancing their storefronts, thanks to the efforts of Collaborative volunteers who worked with the...
Meet the Makers of Mt. Tabor Cyber Village
People call it "the Miracle on Seventh Street." Between a brownstone church, a superblock apartment house, and a scattering of rowhomes, two North Philadelphia pastors built a...
Catch up with our clients: Habitat for Humanity
Last Friday was the culmination of a home-building project that has taken five years. Three families from West Philadelphia receive the keys to their new LEED-certified houses,...
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