Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
April 19th, 2018
Leverage 2018: What an evening it was!
Thanks to our Leverage 2018 sponsors and to everyone who joined us!
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First Round of Design Grants for 2018
Six local nonprofits are receiving grants for preliminary design services through the Community Design Collaborative’s Design Grants program. The Collaborative is providing...
The little library that could
For Park(ing) Day Philadelphia 2017, the Community Design Collaborative transformed its parking space into a pop-up lending library. The library brought in a steady stream of...
Second Round of Design Grants for 2017
The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants and nonprofit partners! The Collaborative will work with Allegheny West Foundation to develop...
Fourth Round of Design Grants for 2017
The Community Design Collaborative wrapped up 2017 by awarding one last round of pro bono preliminary design services to local nonprofits through our Design Grants program. A...
Announcing our 2017 Community Design Award finalists
Every year, the Community Design Collaborative’s Design Services Committee selects three projects completed in the previous year as finalists for its Community Design Award. The...
Pictures from a pop-up exhibition
Get a glimpse of the work we completed in 2015 and 2016 in this online mini-show, inspired by the 32 design grants on display at our Leverage 2017 pop-up exhibition. We are proud...
Envisioning a Community Visitor's Center
A design grant to Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery resulted in plans for a visitor's center that can meet the needs of the community too. Laurel Hill Cemetery, established in 183...
Sip 'N Slides: Six Tales of Transformative Design
The Community Design Collaborative, Citizens Planning Institute (CPI), and Philadelphia Emerging Architects (PEA) co-hosted Sip N’ Slides on Tuesday, June 27. This special...
Fourth Round of Design Grants for 2016
Ready to grow… at the crossroads… good stewards… jazz messengers… wherever you are and whatever your mission, we’re ready to help. The Community Design Collaborative is proud to...
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