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  • Title: Home | PACDC
    Descriptive info: .. User login.. Username:.. *.. Password:.. Request new password.. Search this site:.. PACDC.. Quick Links.. What We Do.. Hot Topics.. Resources.. Policy.. Jobs.. Publications.. PACDC BREAKING NEWS.. Community Development Leadership Institute.. 2013 2014 Trainings -- Register Now.. PACDC 2013 Magazine Touts CDC Winners, Collective Strength.. Click the Image Below.. New Philly Land Bank Website.. Read More and Sign On.. PACDC UNVEILS $3.. 3 BILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CDCS TO THE LOCAL ECONOMY.. Home.. General.. A Strong City.. To have a strong future, Philadelphia must have strong neighborhoods.. PACDC and our members engage in work that is vital to that core strength: increased housing and economic opportunities, and programs and services that sustain families and good jobs.. A Strong Voice in Policy.. We represent neighborhoods in the government and business forums where decisions affecting neighborhoods are made.. We serve as a unifying and compelling voice that gives our members a place at the table.. Strong CDCs.. Through professional development, funding and networking opportunities, we strengthen CDCs.. About PACDC.. At a Glance.. Events.. Who We Are.. News Room.. Blue Ribbon Awards.. CDCs In Motion.. Neighborhood Stories.. Press Kit.. Members.. CDC Spotlight.. Member List.. Join PACDC.. Affordable Housing.. Economic Growth.. Land Use.. Livability.. PACDC Partners.. Policy Briefings.. Policy Papers.. Census Data Generator.. Property Tax Changes.. Policy Resources.. Workshops.. Funding Opportunities.. Contact Us.. Calendar of Events.. Latest News.. Germantown Special Services District Seeking District Director.. Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 11:46.. District Director Germantown Special Services District (GSSD) ORGANIZATION The Germantown Special Services District (GSSD) is a legislatively authorized special services.. ACHIEVEability Seeking Chief Executive Officer.. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 13:18.. Are you  ...   has a 32-year history of.. New Kensington Community Development Corporation.. New Kensington CDC is featured in a.. Flying Kite.. article highlighting the great work of Sandy Salzman and NKCDC s Staff.. Land Bank Bill Advances; Reported Out of Committee.. City of Philadelphia Announces New Program for Homeowners with Delinquent Real Estate Taxes.. PACDC Executive Director, Rick Sauer, Speaks to the New York Times about Value of a Philadelphia Land Bank.. Dispatches from the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference: The Final Day.. Dispatches from the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference: Day 2.. Donate Online.. Your contribution to PACDC helps make affordable housing and neighborhood economic development possible.. Donor Choice Campaign:.. Designate PACDC on your Campaign Form.. (Donor Choice #12966).. PACDC Fact.. PACDC s activities have culminated in $180 million to date in new resources for affordable housing and neighborhood economic development.. The Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund has raised nearly $80 million since September 2005 to expand housing opportunities for more than 6,000 Philadelphia families.. The CDC Tax Credit Program has fostered 35 partnerships between businesses and non-profits that is providing $60 million in new funding for CDC neighborhood economic development.. PACDC s Member Services programming builds capacity of CDCs through technical assistance and training, sharing of best practices, networking, and promotion of the local CDC industry.. The local CDC industry generated $3.. 3 billion in economic impact in Philadelphia during the past 20 years.. 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1600.. Philadelphia PA 19107.. Phone: 215.. 732.. 5829.. Fax: 215.. 5725.. 2013 Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations.. All rights reserved.. Share.. Facebook.. Twitter.. Email.. Other Contact Options.. Subscribe.. Sign Up for PACDC Emails.. About.. Goals..

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  • Title: User account | PACDC
    Descriptive info: Log in.. ›.. User account.. Username or e-mail address:.. Find Your Lawmakers.. Tell them what you think.. PACDC Visitors..

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  • Title: What We Do | PACDC
    Descriptive info: Our Goal.. Through our policy and advocacy work, we strive to create a more supportive environment for community development activities and to enable our members to more effectively meet the needs of lower income residents and advance neighborhood revitalization.. In addition, we aim to build the capacity of CDCs through resource and information delivery, a sharing of ideas and practices among CDCs, technical assistance, and promotion of the community development industry.. Key Accomplishments.. PACDC s efforts over the past six years have culminated in more than $120 million in new City and State resources for CDC affordable housing and neighborhood economic development efforts.. Coupled with broader community development policy changes and the key strategic alliances we have built, this funding has created a critical base from which to build long-term support for vibrant and diverse neighborhoods.. Policy Advocacy.. The Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund, a result of our most successful campaign to-date, has raised over $42 million for affordable housing development, home repair, and homelessness prevention  ...   expansion the Philadelphia CDC Tax Credit Program, which will now provided $30 million to 30 CDCs over ten years; creation of PHFA s Mixed-Use Facility Financing program, which has provided over $8 million to support mixed-use development projects statewide since 2003; helping shape the City s $65 million ReStore Philadelphia Corridors Initiative and successfully advocating for a more open and transparent process for applying for City neighborhood economic development funding.. Member Services.. Our Member Services flagship initiatives our Pocket NIS and GIS Mapping services have produced more than 550 maps and provided assistance to approximately 15 organizations annually to collect and analyze neighborhood data to support their project and neighborhood planning.. We have sponsored numerous workshops and information forums for members on key programs and strategies, promoted CDC accomplishments, and provide up-to-date information on resources and community development news through our web-based CDC information clearinghouse and e-newsletters.. Related Posts.. Vision Mission.. Strategic Goals.. Annual Appeal.. $15 Million Boost Over Five Year for Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund..

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  • Title: Hot Topics | PACDC
    Descriptive info: 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. 6.. 7.. 8.. 9.. next ›.. last ».. Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 14:39.. Posted In:.. ,.. After receiving a favorable recommendation from City Council s Committee on Public Property and Public Works this past Monday, the Land Bill was officially reported out of Committee today and will receive its first reading at the next scheduled City Council meeting, November 14th.. Keep up to.. Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:00.. The City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue announced the start of a new repayment program aimed at helping owner-occupied homeowners with past due and delinquent real estate taxes.. The Owner-Occupied Real Estate Payment Agreement allows homeowners to make monthly payments on their past due real.. Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 16:42.. Follow the link to the New York Times article featuring Rick Sauer, Executive Director of PACDC: http://www.. nytimes.. com/2013/09/23/us/philadephia-hopes-a-land-bank-will-.. Friday, September 13, 2013 - 14:05.. All this week we ve been sending you dispatches from the Reclaiming Vacant Properties conference.. This exciting event brought more than 800 people to Philadelphia to learn about best practices to turn vacant spaces into vibrant places, and helped create great momentum for our.. Friday, September 13, 2013 - 14:02.. The Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference concluded Day 2 with strong support  ...   11:18.. The Philadelphia Streets Department today announced that the Philly Future Track program is now accepting applications for its new class, which will officially begin on Monday, October 14.. Applications for the program are available at www.. philadelphiastreets.. com/philly-future-track.. aspx.. Once.. APM and LISC Release Eastern North Report Card.. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 17:24.. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha (APM) and a range of community stakeholders collaborating in the funding and planning program Sustainable Communities Initiative of Eastern North Philadelphia met recently to share their improving quality.. People s Emergency Center Receives NEA Our Town Grant.. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 14:23.. Member Latest News.. The National Endowement for the Arts has awarded PECCDC a $100,000 grant as part of its Our Town program.. Through Our Town, the NEA supports creative place-making projects that help transform communities into lively, beautiful, and sustainable places with the arts at their core.. Projects encourage.. PACDC Summer 2013 Policy Update.. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 16:01.. With City Council and the state Legislature on recess for the summer, we wanted to update you on a few policy developments, including victories on bills that will help fight blight and protect low-income homeowners from rising property tax bills.. Victory! Council extends the windows and..

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  • Title: Resources | PACDC
    Descriptive info: NPower August Training Calendar.. Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 13:13.. NPower PA has released its August class schedule: click here for the full listings.. NPower is a charitable organization that provides technology services and support to other charitable organizations.. NPower's mission is to ensure all nonprofits can use technology to better serve our community.. Sodexo Offering Funds for Service Learning Programs on Childhood Hunger.. Monday, July 11, 2011 - 11:30.. Youth Service America: Sodexo Grant Programs Youth Service America (YSA) is currently offering two grant opportunities to help engage youth throughout the U.. S.. in the issue of childhood hunger.. YSA s Sodexo School Engagement Grants support programs that involve teachers and students,.. BestBuy Offering Grants Up to $10K for Nonprofits Working with Teens.. Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 16:36.. During the month of July, Best Buy is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving teens by promoting learning, life skills, and leadership.. Special consideration will be given to agencies incorporating technology.. Grants will average $4,000 to $6,000, with a maximum of $10,000.. Applicants.. NJRA Soliciting Instructors to Teach at Redevelopment Training Institute.. Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 12:16.. The New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) is soliciting instructors to teach at the NJRA Redevelopment Training Institute (NJRA RTI).. NJRA RTI is looking for the following: General Instructor Microsoft  ...   The.. Francisville CDC Seeks Commercial Corridor Manager.. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 12:02.. Francisville NDC - Job Posting - New Position The Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Commercial Corridor Manager.. The qualified candidate for the position of Commercial Corridor Manager will be expected to work to.. Free and Personalized Weekly Computer Education Workshops.. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 11:50.. BRING A COMPUTER, ASK A QUESTION Dates: Every Wednesday through December, 2011 Time: 1:00 PM till 4:00 PM Place: Nonprofit Technology Resources 1524 Brandywine Street Philadelphia PA 19130 Registration: FREE (First come, first served!!!) Call or Write for Information: 215-564-.. Home Grown Institute Presents Springing Good Intentions Into Action Next Spring, Seeking Proposals by October.. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 11:02.. SAVE THE DATE The Home Grown Institute - Evolving Skills for a Sustainable Future presents Springing Good Intentions Into Action March 22-25, 2012, Schuylkill River Watershed (Philly area) The Home Grown Institute distinguishes itself as.. ACHIEVEability Seeks Vice-President of Finance and Administration.. Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 17:33.. VP, Finance and Administration at ACHIEVEability: Foster Organizational Financial Health to Help More Families Achieve Self-Sufficiency As we celebrate our 30th year and with our new strategic plan, ACHIEVEability is set to build on our strong foundation of increasing success in helping..

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  • Title: Policy | PACDC
    Descriptive info: ZCC Sends Proposed New Zoning Code to City Council.. Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 14:39.. After four years of hard work and a civic engagement process that is unparalleled in other cities, the Zoning Code Commission voted 22 to 0 on May 11th to send the Preliminary Report for a new zoning code to City Council.. Seven commission members abstained, including Councilmen Bill Green.. We Did It! State House Passes HOUSING TRUST FUND (H.. B.. 639).. Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 12:54.. The State House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation sponsored by Representative John Taylor to authorize the City of Philadelphia to increase funding for the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund.. The bill has been referred to the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.. EHLP Funds Released; PHFA Accepts Applications.. Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 12:52.. The U.. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved the State of Pennsylvania s bid to administer HUD s Emergency Homeowner Loan Program (EHLP), a bridge loan program designed to help unemployed families pay their mortgages.. HUD determined Pennsylvania s.. Congress Approves Cuts to Housing Programs in FY 2011 Budget; Works toward FY 2012.. Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 12:23.. Congress passed, and the President signed, a Continuing Resolution on April 15th that will fund the government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2011, which runs through September 30, 2011.. Funding for several federal  ...   for People with Mental Illness was supported by the Margaret Clark.. HUD Launches New Quarterly Research Publication Evidence Matters.. Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 14:59.. Evidence Matters is a new publication from HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research that highlights the policy-relevant research that informs their work.. The basic idea behind the quarterly is to showcase the actual data behind HUD's increased use of evidence-based policymaking.. Though.. Keep On Telling.. Friday, April 1, 2011 - 16:00.. Pat Toomey and your representatives how important Community Development Block Grant funds are to you, and also THANK Senator Casey for his strong support.. Why? Under the FY2011 budget proposal passed by the US House of Representatives last month which.. RDA Changes Policy for Preservation Financing for Existing Rental Housing.. Monday, March 28, 2011 - 15:45.. Regional Housing Legal Services, PACDC and the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund Oversight Board called on the Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia in 2010 to change their policy regarding how they structure financing for preservation investments in existing affordable rental housing.. Rep.. Taylor Re-Introduces State Legislation for Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund.. Monday, March 28, 2011 - 15:37.. State Representative John Taylor re-introduced state authorizing legislation (HB 639) on February 14th that would allow the City of Philadelphia to increase funding for the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund by $4 million per year to better address local housing needs.. The state authorizing..

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  • Title: Jobs | PACDC
    Descriptive info: District Director Germantown Special Services District (GSSD) ORGANIZATION The Germantown Special Services District (GSSD) is a legislatively authorized special services district funded by a special assessment levied on all commercial property owners in the defined district.. Their Family Self Sufficiency Program is a rigorous program that provides housing and supportive services for single-parent.. People s Emergency Center: Property Manager Department: Property and Asset Management Classification: Exempt Reports to: Vice President, Property and Asset Management JOB DESCRIPTION Summary: The Property Manager is responsible for the management.. Program Officer Position Background Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), widely recognized as the nation s premier community development intermediary, has a 32-year history of investing in community-based organizations focused on rebuilding urban neighborhoods and rural.. People s Emergency Center Seeking Neighborhood Advisory Committee Coordinator.. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 14:54.. Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Coordinator Department: Community Development Corporation Classification: Exempt Reports to: Vice President, Real Estate and Economic Development JOB DESCRIPTION Summary: The NAC Coordinator will manage the day to day.. People s Emergency Center Seeking Marketing Manager.. Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 16:50.. Marketing Manager Job Description: The  ...   homeless families.. We are looking for an organized, hardworking, multi-tasking, outcomes-driven and smart individual with a passion for making a difference, who.. People s Emergency Center Seeking Program Manager.. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:19.. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management and growth of the Financial Opportunity Center towards sustainability and meeting the neighborhood/client needs by ensuring the approaches and best practices of FOC model are honored in program design, evaluation and implementation.. People s Emergency Center Seeking Income Support Specialist.. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 11:35.. The Income Support Specialist provides direct services to low to moderate-income individuals who are enrolled as Financial Opportunity Center participants.. Income support specialists assist clients in finding ways to supplement their income or reduce expenses through benefits that the FOC will.. Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Seeking Part-time Land Bank Implementation Coordinator/Consultant.. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 11:26.. The Housing Alliance is seeking a consultant to assist with the implementation of land banks in communities throughout Pennsylvania.. The work is to: interview community leaders, assess their land bank training and technical assistance needs, connect them with a..

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  • Title: Publications | PACDC
    Descriptive info: Uncategorized.. PACDC Magazine ;.. Spring 2013.. View PDF.. PACDC Magazine highlights best practices of CDCs with stories on the winners and finalists in our annual awards competition as well updates on PACDC s work and related articles on key issues facing the housing and community development field.. Expanding Housing Opportunities Revitalizing Neighborhoods: Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund;.. This annual report documents the programs and impact of the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012 (PACDC assists with the development of this City publication).. Collective Strength: The $3.. 3 Billion Impact of Philadelphia Community Development Corporations;.. Fall 2012.. This report documents the significant Return on Investment of the local CDC Industry from public and private sector investments over the past 20 years: $3.. 3 billion in economic impact for the City and $5.. 1 billion economic impact for the State.. Spring 2012.. PACDC Magazine is published in conjunction with PACDC s Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Community Development and features the 2012 recipients.. Spring 2011.. PACDC Magazine is published in conjunction with PACDC s Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Community Development and features the 2011 recipients.. Spring 2010.. PACDC Magazine is published in conjunction with PACDC s Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Community Development and features the 2010 recipients.. Spring 2009.. PACDC Magazine is published in conjunction with PACDC s Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Community Development and features the 2009 recipients.. Expanding Economic Opportunities and Revitalizing Neighborhoods: A Report on the P.. hiladelphia CDC Tax Credit.. Program ;.. October 2008.. This report highlights neighborhood economic development accomplishments supported by the City s CDC Tax Credit Program and lays out a series of recommendations  ...   local and state approval in June and July 2005.. Neighborhood Economies, Neighborhood Partnerships: Economic Development in Year One of the CDC Tax Credit Program ;.. View PDF View Flash.. This publication summarizes the economic development achievements of CDCs participating in Philadelphia s CDC Tax Credit Program in its first year of implementation.. The study shows how funding is used to support core operations of CDCs and leverage funds for specific projects.. The report also recommends making the Tax Credit Program permanent and expanding it to 25 neighborhoods in Philadelphia, which it was.. Invest in Neighborhoods: An Agenda for Livable Philadelphia Communities ;.. May 2003.. This policy agenda outlines a four-year plan to advance neighborhood revitalization in Philadelphia.. Invest in Neighborhoods uses the successful work of Philadelphia s CDCs to enhance the City s Neighborhood Transformation Initiative, and provides recommendations to the City of Philadelphia to Invest in Vacant Land, Housing, Livable Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Economies.. How to Start a CDC in Philadelphia.. 1996 $25.. View Executive Summary.. A manual outlining issues to consider when starting a CDC, including numerous forms and applications, and samples of organizational plans.. Acquisition A to Z: A Manual for CDCs About How to Acquire Real Estate in Philadelphia.. 1995 $25.. The manual details the processes and procedures that CDCs must navigate to acquire real estate in the city, including how CDCs should plan for acquiring land, identify land for acquisition, how to tailor an agreement of sale, and the best method to acquire land relative to the ownership status and condition of the property.. Supporters.. PACDC’s Annual Magazine highlights Blue Ribbon CDCs, Champions, Vacant Property issues, and Sponsors.. Office of Supportive Housing Releases Homeless Death Report..

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  • Title: General | PACDC
    Descriptive info: ….. From the report: In 2012, 9,098 children/youth slept at least one night in emergency (EH) or transitional (TH) housing in Pennsylvania.. Of children served by EH/TH.. Esperanza Earns $2 Million Grant from Justice Department with Support of Senator Patrick Toomey.. Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 16:40.. Senator Patrick Toomey wrote a letter of support for Esperanza s Multi-State Mentoring Initiative grant application, which was recently selected for a $2 million grant from the Justice Deparment.. Senator Toomey offered his congratulations to Esperanza in a recent newsletter.. The funds.. Community Design Collaborative Hosts Design Charette Tomorrow, November 1st.. Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 15:24.. Come out and participate in a discussion on the reuse of vacant land at 8th and Berks Streets.. Followed by a reception where you can celebrate a week of great  ...   the best resource available for understanding the complexities of the foreclosure process, the options at each stage, the special programs that.. Buy Fresh, Buy Local, Build Strong: Farmers Markets and Urban Agriculture Revitalize Neighborhoods.. Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 15:25.. Farmers Markets across the City this season are building a sense of community, bringing fresh fruits and veggies to under-served communities engaging community residents, and helping revitalize neighborhoods.. photo by Jessica Cummings Farmers Markets are a big boon to local.. PACDC Convenes Advisory Board.. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 16:14.. PACDC held the inaugural meeting of its newly formed National Advisory Board on July 16th composed of leaders from the community development, business, government and philanthropic sectors who will provide insight and guidance to PACDC as it builds initiatives in support of strong neighborhoods and..

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  • Title: About PACDC | PACDC
    Descriptive info: As a citywide.. membership.. association of CDCs and affiliate organizations, we are dedicated to helping community development groups provide the most effective support for their targeted neighborhoods through public policy and advocacy, technical assistance and training, neighborhood GIS mapping technology support, as well as information sharing and peer-to-peer networking.. Members of PACDC also receive the latest information on issues that affect the field, including, but not limited to.. funding opportunities.. training workshops.. policy alerts.. , and.. job listings.. Benefits of Membership..

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