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Second round of Design Grants awarded for 2016

The site of a new neighborhood hub proposed for Mill Creek.
The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants!

The Collaborative will be working with Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery on a conceptual design for a visitor's center and archival facility to support programs and services for guests and the surrounding community.

Our Mother of Consolation Parish School will develop a strategy to enhance its school grounds as we collaborate on a conceptual design for outdoor learning and play spaces.

A programming and feasibility study for Parkside Association of Philadelphia will support the development of a community youth sports facility in the Parkside neighborhood.

Vare-Washington Elementary School  and United Communities Southeast Philadelphia are seeking conceptual design for a green schoolyard for this South Philadelphia public school.

The Collaborative will provide West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution and Progressive Change CDC with a conceptual design for the Mill Creek Center for Arts and Innovation to lay the groundwork for this mixed-use community facility and neighborhood hub.

Philly Play  and the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia will work with the Collaborative on a conceptual design for the layout, branding, and wayfinding for the Day of Play Extravaganza, an outdoor event to get kids engaged in active play at Dilworth Park and City Hall during the Democratic National Convention in July.

About Design Grants
The Collaborative’s Design Grants program offers pro bono preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations in greater Philadelphia. Design Grants help you tap into the talents of our volunteer architects, landscape architects, preservationists, interior designers, urban planners, engineers, cost estimators, and other professionals—and engage your stakeholders in envisioning the future of your nonprofit and community. Learn more about Design Grants. 



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