Pizza with Planners - A Tipping Point: Targeting Blight in Frayser
Join us Tuesday, January 31 at 5:30 pm at the University Neighborhoods Development Corporation (480 S. Highland) and hear from Frayser CDC director Steve Lockwood about their work targeting blight, increasing property values, spurring private investment, and reducing crime in the "yellow square" of the Grandview North neighborhood in Frayser. Find event info and register here.
Community LIFT Announces CDC Capacity Building Fund
The Capacity Building Fund is available exclusively to Memphis CDCs to increase their core capacity and bolster community reinvestment activities in distressed neighborhoods. The fund builds on the recommendations of the 2015 State of the CDC Industry report and will help prepare CDCs to take on projects that support housing, commercial and recreational redevelopment. Learn more about the fund here.
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