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FONDY/NORTH EDC

The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation's mission is to facilitate asset, business, entrepreneurial and job development activities that revitalizes targeted communities.  It will focus its work on wealth building, employment economic and business development. 

 

The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation was envisioned by members of the North Avenue Marketplace Business Improvement District #32 Board of Directors in 2011. The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation's mission is to facilitate asset and wealth sustainability in the community it serves.  Focused on business, entrepreneurial, job development, home ownership and financial literacy activities that revitalize targeted city neighborhoods .

 

In 2012 the Fondy North EDC (FoNEDC) will host major events like the Black Men Standing, community sustainability conference, high level workshops and seminars, and develop an area business association.  The EDC collaborates with diverse partners who has a commitment to economic development goals that enhances the viability of neighborhood commercial corridors, that  increase employment options for neighborhood residents, that develops comprehensive financial literacy and personal development and education programs and projects that can decrease foreclosed properties in our city. 

 

The Fondy North EDC will continue to develop projects that improve the wealth and assets attainment of community residents.  Additionally the EDC will concentrate its efforts on increasing the triple bottom line of entrepreneurs and micro-businesses on commercial corridors and neighborhood main streets.  The Fondy North EDC was created to be a foundation for prosperity in distressed neighborhoods and communities.