Economic Development Projects

Entrepreneur Works’ Executive Director Leslie Benoliel to Participate in 2nd Annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America Conference

Date: 
June 6, 2012

Executive Director Leslie Benoliel to Participate in Small Business Working Group; Will Join 1,000 Fellow Participants in Working Towards Finding Solutions that Promote Economic Recovery in the U.S.

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations Standards of Excellence

Event Details
Date: 
June 2, 2015
On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold a roll-out event for this new version of Standards for Excellence.

The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations recently released an updated version of the Standards for Excellence Program. This program is the premier ethics and accountability program for the nonprofit sector. Standards for Excellence offers a variety of resources to strengthen nonprofit governance and operations in an effect to improve accountability to the public and donors. The Pennsylvania Association for Nonprofit Organizations will hold a roll-out event for this new version of Standards for Excellence on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

GPCC Roadmap for Growth: Business Attraction and Innovation

Event Details
Date: 
March 4, 2015
Join us Wednesday, March 4th for a conversation about business attraction and innovation development in Philadelphia.

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 8AM-10AM, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce will be having an innovative discussion about business attraction development in Philadelphia.

Global Citizen: King Day of Service Planning Webinar

Event Details
Date: 
November 12, 2014
Planning for a Day of Purposeful Service

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm, the Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner Global Citizen 365 is hosting a Martin Luther King (MLK) Day of Service Planning Webinar. With three months away until MLK Day, this project planning meeting will highlight forthcoming initiatives for 2015. Last year's MLK Day of Service attracted over 125,000 volunteers and completed over 1,700 projects across Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Organizations will learn how to organize projects and be given advice on how to properly develop their ideas.

Senior Financial Smarts

Event Details
Date: 
November 14, 2014
Learn how to protect yourself financially and keep more in your pocket.

On Friday, November 14,  2014 from 9:30-11:30am, the Philadelphia Senior Center will host Senior Financial Smarts, a workshop designed for senior citizens but beneficial for all ages who want to protect their finances and assets and learn more about home improvement resources.

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Minority Enterprise Development Week

Event Details
Date: 
October 5, 2011
Price: 
$0.00

The Urban Affairs Coalition is a sponsor of the Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference is part of the national Minority Business Development Agency. The purpose of this conference is to provide critical information to foster the growth and competitiveness of the minority business community.

West Philly Tool Library

Location

4620 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-901-7919
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Thursday, 5:30pm-8:30pm; Saturday, 9:00am-3:00pm
4620 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Julie
Shimborski
Interim Director

To serve as a community resource to provide homeowners, tenants, long-time residents, and newcomers with tools and the knowledge to work with the tools they need.

Services provided: 
Neighborhood and Community Services