Germantown United Community Development Corp.

Mission: To promote and facilitate the revitalization of Germantown’s business corridors through a sustainable, creative, and community-driven approach to economic development.

Objectives for 2014

  • Expand corridor tree planting to include 5600 block of Germantown Avenue
  • Host the third Annual Spring Forum
  • Partner with neighborhood and organizations and City departments on Vernon Park activities, including “Stars Under the  Trees”  Movie Nights
  • Implement improvements to Maplewood Mall in advance of city reconstruction, including decorative lighting, street festivals, and technical support for businesses
  • Initiate Vacant Storefront improvements and activation
  • Launch an online Germantown Business directory
  • Begin regularly scheduled meetings with Germantown businesses on topics of interest to businesses
  • Launch the Fund for Germantown micro grant program for community improvement
  • Continue Re-Start Germantown community visioning process with Philadelphia University
  • Hire an Executive Director and expand volunteer base

Contact: We are located at 5219 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

P.O. Box 12226, Philadelphia, PA  19144


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