(Plain Press, April 2017) Cleveland Neighborhood Progress’ Strategic Investment Initiative awards for the 2017-2020 funding cycle will go to twelve Community Development Corporations in the city. A total of $4.2 million was awarded in nine grants. Three of the grants involved collaborative efforts.
On the West Side of Cleveland, three grants were awarded. Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Metro West Community Development Organization collaborated in receiving a $220,000 award. Ohio City Inc. and Tremont West Development Corporation collaborated in receiving a $215,000 award. Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation received an $100,000 award.
A total of 14 proposals from a combined 23 Community Development Corporations (CDC’s) were received by Cleveland Neighborhood Progress for this competitive funding program. “These selected CDC’s will be taking on important work city-wide and we look forward to working with them as they implement community development strategies for their neighborhoods,” said Colleen Gilson, Vice President of CDC Advancement for Cleveland Neighborhood Progress.