New Grant Funding to Enhance Southwest Philadelphia

New federal grants will help SEPTA implement a major trolley modernization and complete streets project and help PHA revitalize Bartram Village, building on PIDC’s efforts to enhance quality of life in Southwest Philadelphia NOTE: This post has been updated to reflect a new Neighborhood Choice Grant announced on July 26, 2023. New Neighborhood Choice Grant:

Latest Updates From African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ, and DE

PIDC partner, African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ, and DE (AACC) is bringing together mayors from all around the country to discuss the growth and development of Black-owned businesses in its 2nd Annual National Convening of Black Mayors in August. Plus, AACC recently appointed new board leadership. Get the details in this month’s partner Philadelphia’s 10-Part Series on Black & Latinx Entrepreneurs

PIDC is excited to partner with Ben Franklin Technology Partners to support Philadelphia’s 10-part series on Black and Latinx entrepreneurs in Philadelphia, which launched in October.This 10-part series highlights Black and Latinx entrepreneurship in Philadelphia, including the inequities these founders face so they can be addressed — as well as explores what resources do