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02-14-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Kathryn Schlesinger  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives, Policy

Over the last couple of years, the Pittsburgh Climate Initiative group, made up of institutions, nonprofits, City and County government officials, and the business community, has re-convened in order to collaborate, create, and develop the third iteration of the Climate Action Plan (PCAP 3.0) for the City of Pittsburgh. Overall, the goal of the climate [...]

02-9-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Caley Yakemowicz  |  Published in Member services, News, Newsletter Archives

 For the next few months, we will be introducing the PCRG community to our latest AmeriCorps VISTAs. Get to know our cohort as each member will be featured on our blog and in our newsletter! l Outreach VISTA: Rosalie Evans   i Placement Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group l Tell us a little about yourself I [...]

02-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Kathryn Schlesinger  |  Published in Banking, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy

On February 6, PCRG held the first quarter Community Banker Collaborative Council (CBCC) meeting of 2017. This meeting was a great opportunity to have Walter Burlack, PCRG’s Community Growth Fund Executive Director, give a presentation to inform our bank partners and community group members about the Community Growth Fund (CGF) products currently being offered and [...]

02-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Reimagining Communities Initiative

1. Organization: City of Washington Citywide Community Development Corporation 2. Founding Date: 2011 3. Executive Director: Christy Bean Rowing; Board President: Marie Montecalvo 4. Current Staff Size and Composition: Staff of 1 with the energy and enthusiasm of 10! 5. Geographic Area Served: The City of Washington, PA 6. Mission Statement: To support and improve the lives of the residents of Washington, develop and employ an [...]

01-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Caley Yakemowicz  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) was founded in 1965 as a national service program to make an impact on the fight against poverty in the United States. In 1993, VISTA was brought into the AmeriCorps network of national service programs creating AmeriCorps VISTA. PCRG and its four subsidiary sites (Economic Development South, Millvale Community [...]

01-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Sarah Slater  |  Published in Events, News, Newsletter Archives

    PCRG’s Seventh Annual Community Development Summit will take place this May 24-25, 2017 in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our call for presenters is now open, and we invite you to submit a session highlighting the work you’ve done over the past year. In 2016, we received rave reviews of our keynote speakers, Charles Montgomery, author of Happy [...]

01-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Alix Levy  |  Published in Banking, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy, Research

  In late December, Pittsburgh’s City Council passed legislation creating the Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF), a special fund overseen by a governing board that will create and preserve affordable housing in the city. However, one major component was missing from the legislation – how it will be funded. The Affordable Housing Task Force, first convened [...]

  If you’re interested in buying a fixer-upper and would like to learn more about a unique financing option, Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) will hold an info session for the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) on Wednesday, February 8th from 6 – 7 PM at PCRG (1901 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219). These information sessions will [...]

11-21-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents Gladstone Update: Good News! Member Highlight: Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization PCRG Members to Pittsburgh Land Bank: “Community is the priotrity” Staff Update: PCRG Welcomes Caley November Events and Announcements Gladstone Update: Good News! Last modified on 2016-11-21 21:05:47 GMT. 0 comments. Top. We did it!  On November 8, 2016, Gladstone Community Partnership, LLC, [...]

10-19-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents October Land Bank Progress Report Member Highlight: Wilkinsburg CDC Business Openings in Sharpsburg! Questions Remain About Funding Source for Housing Opportunity Fund PCRG Staff, Members Attend 2016 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Coming Soon: Transportation Camp 2016 October Events and Announcements October Land Bank Progress Report Last modified on 2016-10-18 17:33:56 GMT. 0 [...]