A Little Italy neighborhood in Eriewill get a $412,899 state grant to improve its new sidewalks and lighting along West 18th Street, between Sassafras and Cherry streets.
Erie has entered into a grant contract with the state's Department of Community and Economic Development. Little Italy has received Elm Street status under the state's Keystone Communities Program, which utilizes state money to help revitalize neighborhoods.
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
Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other
Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.
Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other
Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.
Federal Programs Related to - Infrastructure
Programs that support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society.
Turly Humphreys, founder of Circle Sports, has just launched her second store in Dalston. Circle Sports is a social enterprise that has currently placed more than 60 young people in permanent employment.