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Crowdfunding for community development? Yes! 5/17/2013
World Business Chicago is excited about the potential of the Kickstarter website to “catalyze reinvestment, grow small businesses and spur employment growth.”
Rosa Parks adds affordable units in Humboldt 7/2/2010
Ninety-four low-income families have begun moving into the Rosa Parks Apartments, a new, affordable development spearheaded by Bickerdike Redevelopment Corp. in West Humboldt Park.
'Shops & Lofts' moves forward -- with rentals 2/3/2010
Mixed-income development at 47th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue in Bronzeville will feature 140 apartments, about 48,000 square feet of retail.
Beyond $timulus 12/16/2009
Federal recovery dollars are producing jobs in NCP neighborhoods -- as 25-year-old Gustavo Arellano can attest -- but that's not all.
MacArthur commits $68M to combat foreclosures; LISC among recipients 10/22/2008
To help combat the growing lending crisis and the rise of foreclosures in Chicago, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is investing $68 million in grants and low-interest loans in foreclosure prevention and mitigation efforts in local neighborhoods. LISC/Chicago is among the recipients.
Credit union invests in Washington Park 6/27/2008
The South Side Community Federal Credit Union evolved from the desire of Washington Park and nearby residents for a financial institution sensitive to the needs of low-income families.
Youngsters join Woodlawn Little League 5/13/2008
America’s pastime is on base in Woodlawn, in the form of the Woodlawn Little League.
Agencies learn art of the deal 4/25/2008
As the implementation process carries forward across the 16 communities in NCP, lead agencies and their partners are learning the art of the deal.
Plaza dedication spruces up Madison 12/6/2007
On a brisk Saturday morning, community leaders and funders from East Garfield Park gathered at the intersection of Madison Street, California, and Fifth Avenue to celebrate the opening of the Madison Street Garden Plaza.
MacArthur funds NCP-like efforts in 10 cities 10/11/2007
NCP is spreading from coast to coast. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Oct. 3 that it's awarding $4 million for comprehensive community revitalization efforts in10 U.S. cities and regions based on the principles of Chicago's New Communities Program.

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