Cortex to accept Development proposals for New Residential Project
Cortex seeks a residential developer to build a mid-rise residential building just west of the Ikea store. The deadline for submitting proposals is May 1st. For the full story click here.
The New Tower Grove Neighborhood CDC to host Better Block Event
Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC to host Tower Grove Better Block Event on May 10th. This event offers more information about the Better Block program and will include live entertainment, shops, crafts, food and more. For the full story click here.
Federal Judge Dismisses Loop Trolley Lawsuit
A lawsuit against the University City Loop Trolley has been dismissed clearing a hurdle to restart progress. For the full story click here.
St. Louis on the Air Explores Local Housing Market
Don Marsh of St. Louis on the Air focused on the St. Louis housing market with guests Allen Brake and Brock MacLean, housing experts. For the article and radio show click here.
Neighborhood Grocery Store Closes, Threat of Food Desert Looms
Schnucks grocery store on N. Grand Ave is scheduled to close on May 10th, leaving area residents with fewer options for fresh, healthly foods. For the full story click here.
CONFERENCES & SEMINARS
NPML Fundraising Institute
UMSL's Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is hosting its annual Fundraising Institute beginning on June 16th This program will offer the most current fundraising trends, ideas and best practices. For more information click here.
For the Sake of All Conference
This multi-disciplinary project on the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis City and County will release its final report at a community conference on May 30th. For more information, click here.
Save the Date
MOHWA to host its 4th annual Missouri Workforce Housing conference July 9-11th at the Lodge of the Four Season in Lake of the Ozarks. For more information click here.
Great Rivers Greenway Ped and Bike Webinar Series
Great Rivers Greenway partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Transportation Engineering Association of Metro St. Louis to host a series of webinars that are free and open to the public discussing a wide range of topics regarding pedestrian and bicycle safety. For more information click here.
TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
Fair Housing Accessibility Training
Urban League of Metro St. Louis and HUD hosts this training class on May 21st from 8-4:30 at the Urban League Vaughn Cultural Center. This training will discuss how to comply with HUD's fair housing act and much more. For more information click here.
Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management Series
Washington University's Brown School of Social Work with Neighborworks offers a series of three courses on affordable housing development and mixed income community management beginning in August. The courses my be taken individually or you can complete the series and receive a Washington University certificate of completion. For more information, click here.
Capacity Building Workshop
Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics. For more information click here.
WHO WE ARE
The St. Louis Community Builders Exchange is a partnership between the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis, the St. Louis Home Repair Network, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to bring you quality up-to-date community development information. Look for the St. Louis Community Builders Exchange every other Wednesday morning!