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...
Our 2017 Community Design Award Winner
Frankford CDC and a multi-faceted team of volunteer design professionals received the Collaborative’s Community Design Award. Their objective was to tame the chaotic, five-point...
W. B. Saul Honored at White House
In August, W. B. Saul High School, The Nature Conservancy, and the CH2M Foundation were honored with the US2020 STEM Mentoring Award for Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships...
Transforming Neumann Goretti High School
Read all about it in Changing Skyline and see Neumann Goretti High School—before and after—in our video. Neumann Goretti High School, a Catholic college preparatory high school...
Opening Doors for Development in Southwest Philly
In August 2016, The Collaborative wrapped up a Design Grant with the Southwest Community Development Corporation (SWCDC) to support the organization’s first foray into affordable...
Play It Up
Check out Daniel Jost's column in the July 2016 issue Landscape Architecture Magazine, where he writes about our yearlong campaign to promote the value of recreation in...
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...
Our 2016 Community Design Award finalists
Every year, the Community Design Collaborative recognizes one of our pro bono projects for excellence in design, collaboration, and community impact with its Community Design...
Celebrating 25 years!
“Many of the new families in the neighborhood did not think that North Light served them. Now, they’re coming to use our play space. They see a flyer about one of our programs...
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