Attention Philly folks - two Requests for Proposals are available for the City of Philadelphia Commerce Department's Neighborhood Commercial Corridors Programs.
Here are the basics.
RFP #1. Targeted Corridor Management Program
The Targeted Corridor Revitalization Management Program (TCMP) supports certified “Community Development Based Organizations” (CDBO) to fund full-time corridor managers. The typical targeted corridor is a four block commercial corridor of at least 100 commercial spaces and the typical contract amount is $75,000. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 7, 2014.
2. Commercial Corridor Cleaning Assistance Program
The Commercial Corridor Cleaning Assistance Program funds organizations to support community service activities such as street and sidewalk litter removal, public safety services and other public space maintenance activities in order to enable businesses to provide needed goods, services and employment opportunities to residents. The proposed services must be part of a commercial corridor strategy that includes activities such as assistance to existing businesses, business recruitment, beautification, storefront improvements, and corridor promotions. The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 27, 2014.
For more information and to apply visit www.phila.gov/contracts.