Spring Into a New Venture

Are you thinking of starting a new business, but it seems a little intimidating? You might have an idea in mind, but you’re not exactly sure where to begin. Don’t worry. At the Neighborhood Community Development Fund (The Fund), we can help connect you to the...

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NailChíc: Adding Some Shimmer to Dormont

At the Neighborhood Community Development Fund, our services go far beyond the Northside (more on that here). In fact, we helped Dormont business, NailChíc, stay afloat and keep its doors open – despite challenges it faced during the pandemic. “Having my own business...

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What’s Good In Your Hood: Interview With KDKA

Recently, our Loan Officer Rich Newell and Executive Director Mark Masterson were interviewed by Kiki Brown of KDKA for their “What’s Good In Your Hood” segment! During the interview, Rich and Mark discussed how the Neighborhood Community Development Fund...

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The PA CDFI Network Impact Report

The year 2020 was filled with challenges and triumphs alike – for individuals and for small businesses. As business owners in the region strived to take back normalcy, one building block at a time, we were there for them. Helping to found the PA CDFI Network was one...

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Our Efforts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for all of us. It’s not merely a public health crisis –this pandemic affected every aspect of our lives, and our businesses with it. But here at Neighborhood Community Development Fund, we help small businesses navigate...

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The PA CDFI Network: What You Need to Know

When you think of March 2020 – and how far we’ve come to get to where we are today – it seems as though we’re still navigating uncertain waters. But there has been some good to spring out of the uncertainty. One of these agents of good is the PA CDFI Network. As a...

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Grant Our Small Businesses Some Relief

We’ve always strongly advocated for small businesses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we took that advocacy to the next level – helping lead the charge to create the COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance Grant Program. Through this program,...

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Statement on Racial Inequity

Recent tragic events are evidence of years of pent-up fear, frustration, and anger among Black Americans. These emotions are not only justified – they are stark evidence of the deep-rooted, systemic racial discrimination and injustice that afflicts the Black...

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