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1997 HBCU Grantee Project Descriptions
Oakwood College in Huntsville -- $380,000 - will use a holistic approach to address housing, development, and educational issues in the Terry Heights and Hillandale communities of Huntsville, Alabama.
Stillman College in Tuscaloosa -- $400,000 - will develop a Family Development Center, which will include programs which will strengthen the economy, enhance neighborhoods, and expand housing for senior citizens and poor families.
Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock -- $400,000 - will build a multi-purpose center that will serve as a senior facility, a child care center and a community resource computerized learning center.
Florida A&M University in Tallahassee - $350,000 - will focus on economic development by creating a community development corporation that provides direct community and economic development services to low-income residents who reside in nine (9) low-income census tracts in Tallahassee (Southside), Gadsden County (Quincy and Gretna), and in the Jackson County, Florida Enterprise Community.
Morris Brown College in Atlanta - $400,000 - through a collaboration with the Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College - will expand its role in community revitalization through the rehabilitation of historic commercial buildings, economic development, and small business, and development of a Small Business Incubator in the Atlanta Empowerment Zone's Westside.
Kentucky State University in Frankfort -- $400,000 - will acquire 14 substandard dwelling and create a 20 unit affordable rental project with an attached 3,000 square-foot small business incubator.
Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge
--$330,000 - will create a Community Design Center, and set-up
a micro-enterprise development loan fund.
Jackson State University in Jackson -- $400,000 - will establish a Homeownership Program in the Western section of the City of Jackson. The University will acquire, rehabilitate and sell, eight to low- and moderate-income individuals and families after they successfully complete a Homeownership Education Program.
Tougaloo College in Jackson - S400,000 - will work in partnership with several not-for- profit and for-profit organizations, and Jackson State University, to revitalize segments of the Jackson Enterprise Community.
Bennett College in Greensboro --$300,000 - will undertake a series of housing and community, development activities in Greensboro, and target a comprehensive educational program at three public housing developments.
Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City -- $393,000 - will address problems in low-income communities in the Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County areas by working to expand housing and employment opportunities and stimulate business and economic development for disadvantaged residents.
Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville -- $400,000 - will promote community economic development by stimulating, creating, financing, and nurturing locally owned and operated small businesses and micro-enterprises.
Saint Augustine's College in Raleigh -- $400,000 - and it's partnering organizations will undertake a wide variety of activities to revitalize the College Park and Idlewild neighborhoods.
Winston Salem State University in Winston Salem - $377,000 - will form a Community Development Corporation to undertake housing, economic development and neighborhood preservation and revitalization activities.
Voorhees College in Denmark -- $400,000 - will expand its role and effectiveness in addressing community development needs in Denmark and the surrounding area. Through a holistic approach to community revitalization, housing development and economic development.
Wiley College in Marshall -- $400,000 - will undertake Phase III of the renovation and preservation of the historic Wiley-Pemberton building, completing transformation of the original north wing of the Pemberton building into a multiple-use Neighborhood Community Outreach Center.
Howard University in Washington, DC -- $370,000 - will initiate the Ecosystem of Excellence, a series of six activities that focus on community revitalization and partnerships in the District of Columbia's Enterprise Community.
Content Archived: January 20, 2009