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Central Area Community – Economic Development Surveys

Hello Central Area Community, It was 6 years ago, that the community came together to help fashion guidelines that would help facilitate equitable development among our African American and other minority small and micro businesses. At that time, we were not aware of the unintended consequences of up zoning the major arterials within the Central […]

Central Area Collaborative and The Intentionalist partnering in support of small businesses in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood.

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Request Community input for updating the central area commercial revitalization plan

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.8.1″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#592C8A” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.8.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.8.1″ _module_preset=”default” type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.8.1″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″ background_color=”#592C8A”] The Central Area Collaborative is looking to update the commitment to economic development that was created by the community in 2015/2016. Due to COVID, we have opted to request feedback electronically. Since 2015, there have been several avenues […]

Please Respond to the 3rd Regional Survey about PPP

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#592c8a”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#facd3f” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#592c8a”] The City and State need your assistance in learning what it is doing right and what needs improvement as it relates to assistance for Central Area small businesses. Please let your voice be heard and wishes be known. We […]

SHOP YOUR BLOCK – Calling all Central Area Neighborhood Businesses to Sign Up

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ background_color=”#592c8a” sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ background_color=”#facd3f” sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.6.5″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#592c8a” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″] The city of Seattle and Community Partners Launch ‘Shop Your Block’ Holiday Campaign to Support Small Businesses The city develops new small business map to connect the public to local retailers for the holiday shopping […]

Central Area Collaborative Awarded Planning Grant with SphereSolar Energy

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.6.0″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#592c8a”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.6.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.6.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.6.0″ _module_preset=”default” link_option_url_new_window=”on” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″] The Central Area Collaborative partnered with SphereSolar Energy to apply for the Office of Economic Developments Career Connected Learning Grant. Using goal 3, the communities mandate as outlined in the 2015 – 2018 Commercial Revitalization Plan – Increase Job Training […]

Socially distanced outdoor dining in the Central Area?

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Central Area Collaborative Newsletter – August 2020

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Looking for buildings in the Central Area neighborhoods

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#592c8a”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.5.1″ _module_preset=”default”] The Central area collaborative looks to ensure the Central Area is represented in the various grant and incentive programs for energy efficiency for residents as well as commercial tenants. Several organizations are looking to conduct solar energy pilot projects in our neighborhoods. The […]