Schuylkill Community Action (SCA) proposed a plan to construct six residences in downtown Girardville.
SCA housing developer Frank Schiffer presented details borough council meeting on the rehabilitation of downtown Girardville. SCA is in the process of securing $1.2 million through grant funding, including applying for $500,000 from the state Keystone Communities Program and another $500,000 grant application through the federal HOME program.
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Federal Programs Related to - Neighborhood Revitalization
Programs that encourage or provide for the renewal or rehabilitation of homes, streets, sidewalks and incidental recreational areas in residential communities that are blighted or depressed. Neighborhood Redevelopment; Residential Neighborhood Redevelopment
Fashion entrepreneur Amy Yeung moved her LA-based online apparel business Orenda Tribe to live on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico, among the indigenous sewers, jewelry makers, and artisans who are her suppliers.