2017 • 2 years, 6 months • Chicago Commitment
Established in 2001, the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation works to foster and promote revitalization of low to moderate income neighborhoods in Chicago utilizing comprehensive community development strategies and initiatives. The Greater Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Development Corporation serves the Auburn Gresham, Chatham, Englewood, and Greater Grand Crossing communities. Its goal is to make these south side Chicago communities destinations of choice for visitors, business owners, and residents. This award enables Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation to implement its plans to revitalize the 79th Street business corridor and to test new models to attract business and investment in historically disenfranchised neighborhoods.
2009 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development
In support of staffing for the Digital Excellence Demonstration Community program (over two years).