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Purpose Built Communities: Harnessing The Energy of Two Communities to Drive Collective Progress

Posted March 10, 2021 in Articles

Near Cleveland’s esteemed University Circle, the city’s center for arts and culture, medicine and academia, are two historic neighborhoods: Buckeye-Woodhill and Glenville. Buckeye-Woodhill is the location of Woodhill Homes, a public housing complex that is home to nearly 500 households. The city’s “Opportunity Corridor” local job zone runs through Buckeye-Woodhill and has spurred development in the area surrounding Woodhill Homes. The Glenville neighborhood is known for the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, Rockefeller Park and being the birthplace of the creator of Superman. Glenville has a rich legacy of black wealth, entrepreneurship, arts and culture, as well as an established faith community.... read more

Purpose Built Communities: Putting Two Neighborhoods on a Pathway to Greater Opportunity

Posted March 26, 2020 in Articles

CLE Purpose Built Communities is unique in its mission to customize and apply the Purpose Built Communities’ holistic model of community revitalization in two Cleveland neighborhoods: Buckeye-Woodhill and Glenville. CLE Purpose Built Communities is continuing the... read more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund Update

Posted March 23, 2020 in Articles

A coalition of Northeast Ohio philanthropic, corporate and civic partners have joined together to create the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund to deploy resources to nonprofit organizations serving on the frontlines of the pandemic... read more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund launched with $3.95 million

Posted March 18, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A relief fund created by local philanthropic partners from across Northeast Ohio will soon distribute grants to community safety net agencies able to swiftly deploy services to medically and economically vulnerable populations... read more

Councilman: Woodhill Must Be Redeveloped, With Or Without HUD Funding

Posted January 02, 2020 in Articles

[image:1] [Justin Glanville / ideastream] The plan to rebuild the Woodhill Homes public housing neighborhood must happen whether or not the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) makes a grant to the project next year... read more